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AMERICAN ENGLISH Beatles tribute band. Sat 11/4, 7:30 PM, Norris Theatre, 1040 Dunham, Saint Charles. 630-584-7200, ext. 10.

BALLYDOWSE, ZOMBIE YOUTH, HIDING REMINGTON Sat 11/11, 8 PM, Cornerstone Community Center, 2942 N. Western. 773-989-2087.

SARAH BRIGHTMAN Sat 11/11, 8 PM, Arie Crown Theater, McCormick Place, 2301 S. Lake Shore Dr. 312-791-6190 or 312-559-1212.

CATH CARROLL Free in-store performances. Sat 11/4, 2 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1660 Randall, Geneva. 630-262-8747. Sat 11/11, 2 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 W. Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927. Sun 11/12, 2 PM, Borders Books & Music, 2817 N. Clark. 773-935-3909.

CATHARSIS, BLOODPACT, SEVEN DAYS OF SAMSARA, LONG LIVE NOTHING Sun 11/5, 7 PM, Infant Island, 1800 W. Huron. 312-494-5869.

CHICAGO RAT PACK Tribute to Frank Sinatra, Dean Martin, and Sammy Davis Jr.; dinner show and benefit for Saint Jude Children's Research Hospital. Sun 11/5, 6:15 PM (preceded by cocktails at 4 PM and dinner at 5 PM), Mar Lac Banquets, 104 S. Marion, Oak Park. 773-625-0506.

KEVIN COLE performs as part of the Chicago Humanities Festival. Sat 11/4, 3 PM, Armour Stage, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-663-0339.

JUDY COLLINS Free in-store performance. Mon 11/6, 7 PM, Borders Books & Music, 830 N. Michigan. 312-573-0564.

DEFTONES, INCUBUS, TAP ROOT Sold out. Wed 11/8, 7 PM, Aragon Ballroom, 1106 W. Lawrence. 773-561-9500 or 312-559-1212.

DIXIE CHICKS, JOE ELY BAND Sold out. Sun 11/12, 7:30 PM, United Center, 1901 W. Madison. 312-455-4500 or 312-559-1212.

5TH DIMENSION Fri 11/3, 8 PM, North Shore Center for the Performing Arts in Skokie, 9501 Skokie Blvd., Skokie. 847-673-6300. Sat 11/4, 8 PM, Center for Performing Arts, Governors State University, Stuenkel Rd. and Governors Hwy., University Park. 708-235-2222 or 312-902-1500.

GO GO DEVILS, FORGE, DARK RITUAL, MAGNIFICENT LOFTY BOX, DJ MACRO "Hell Ain't a Bad Place to Be" concert (costumes essential). Sat 11/4, 9 PM, Charybdis Multi-Arts Complex, 4423 N. Milwaukee. 773-427-9970.

GRACE NOTE Free in-store performance. Sat 11/4, 5 PM, Record Emporium, 3346 N. Paulina. 773-248-1821.

BEN HARPER & THE INNOCENT CRIMINALS, BLACKALICIOUS Sold out. Sat 11/4, 7:30 PM, Aragon Ballroom, 1106 W. Lawrence. 312-666-6667 or 312-559-1212.

MARIA HINES & TOMMY RZODKIEWICZ Free in-store performance. Sat 11/4, 8 PM, Caribou Coffee, 3424 N. Southport. 773-529-4902.

HOLLY HAS A FARM Free performance. Sat 11/11, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 31 Town Square, Wheaton. 630-690-2746.

BRUCE HORNSBY Wed 11/8, 8 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 312-559-1212.

JARS OF CLAY Thu 11/9, 7:30 PM, King Arena, Wheaton College, Washington and Franklin, Wheaton. 312-559-1212.

DANIEL JOHNSTON Sat 11/11, 7 and 10 PM, theater, Intuit: The Center for Intuitive and Outsider Art, 756 N. Milwaukee. 312-243-9088.

JOSIE Free concerts. Tue 11/7, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700. Sat 11/11, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 2817 N. Clark. 773-935-3909. Sun 11/12, 3 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 W. Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

KARMA SUTRA performs at the museum's "First Fridays" reception; members of Dance Chicago 2000 also perform. Fri 11/3, 6-10 PM, Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago. 312-280-2660.

GEOFF KESSELL Free performance in Cafe Espresso. Fri 11/10, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 2817 N. Clark. 773-935-3909.

LEFTOVER SALMON Sat 11/11, 8 PM, the Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield. 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212.

UTE LEMPER with pianist Bruno Fontaine in a program of Kurt Weill songs (see Spot Check). Sat 11/11, 10:45 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

MARTY LLOYD BAND Thu 11/9, 6 PM, Peggy Notebaert Nature Museum, 2430 N. Cannon. 773-549-0606, ext. 2065.

JOHN VINCENT MAHADY & DEBRA KILGORE perform "After All These Years: A Musical Celebration of Friendship." Wed 11/8 and Thu 11/9, 8 PM, Royal George Theatre Center, 1641 N. Halsted. 312-988-9000 or 312-902-1500.

MALDITA VECINDAD, LA BARRANCA, SANTA SABINA, PANTEON ROCOCO, PLANETA DE CRISTAL Fri 11/3, 7 PM, Aragon Ballroom, 1106 W. Lawrence. 312-421-5121 or 312-559-1212.

MOVIETONE See Critic's Choice; free in-store performance. Fri 11/3, 5 PM, Reckless Records, 1532 N. Milwaukee. 773-235-3727.

MUMBOJUMBO Free in-store performance. Sat 11/11, 5 PM, Record Emporium, 3346 N. Paulina. 773-248-1821.

NOISE CONSPIRACY Neil Diamond tribute band performs with percussion ensemble OHM and the Phil Mosberg Quartet as part of Mondo Exhibito multimedia arts festival. Wed 11/8, 7 PM, Viaduct Theatre, 3111 N. Western. 773-296-6024, 773-404-6207, or 312-640-1341.

OH, MR. MERCER!: THE SONGS OF THE MAN FROM MOON RIVER Chicago Humanities Festival program directed by Barry Dat and Robert Kimball, with George Dvorsky, Cory Jamison, Steve Ross, Billy Stritch, and Margaret Whiting. Sun 11/12, 1 PM, Thorne Auditorium, Northwestern University Law School, 357 E. Chicago. 312-663-0339.

P.O.D., HED (PLANET EARTH), PROJECT 86 Fri 11/3, 6:30 PM, Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine. 773-275-6800 or 312-559-1212.

PEKING TURTLE Free in-store performance. Sun 11/5, 3 PM, Borders Books & Music, 830 N. Michigan. 312-573-0564.

PETER, PAUL & MARY Fri 11/3, 8 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 and U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212.

PISTOL PETE & POPGUN PAUL Free concert. Thu 11/9, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630.

PLUSH CARGO Free in-store performance. Sat 11/11, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 W. Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

POST OFFICE Fri 11/3, 9 PM, Flat Iron Building, 1579 N. Milwaukee. 773-395-8004.

RAFFI Sold out. Sat 11/11, 3 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 312-559-1212.

RATDOG, PERSUASIONS Sun 11/5, 7:30 PM, Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine. 773-275-6800 or 312-559-1212.

LOU RAWLS Sat 11/4, 8 PM, Hemmens Auditorium, 150 Dexter, Elgin. 847-931-5900.

JIM ROLL Free in-store performance. Fri 11/3, 5:30 PM, Record Emporium, 3346 N. Paulina. 773-248-1821.

MARK RUSSELL Sat 11/4, 8 PM, Paramount Arts Centre, 23 E. Galena, Aurora. 630-896-6666.

THE SEA AND CAKE, TOWN AND COUNTRY, ALUMINUM GROUP See Critic's Choice. Wed 11/8, 8 PM, Park West, 322 W. Armitage. 773-929-5959 or 312-559-1212.

SEVEN DAY RUN Free in-store performance. Fri 11/3, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

ELLIOTT SMITH Fri 11/3, 9 PM, the Vic, 3145 N. Sheffield. 773-472-0449 or 312-559-1212.

SONGWRITERS NOW Chicago Humanities Festival program hosted by Karen Mason with Craig Carnelia, David Friedman, Babbie Green, Steven Lutvak, and Stephen Schwartz. Fri 11/10, 7:30 PM, Thorne Auditorium, Northwestern University Law School, 357 E. Chicago. 312-663-0339.

STILLUPPSTEYPA, ILLUSION OF SAFETY, TV POW See Critic's Choice. Sun 11/5, 10 PM, Deadtech, 3321 W. Fullerton. 773-395-2844.

MICHAEL STRENING JR. Free concert. Wed 11/8, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

DARYL STUERMER Sat 11/4, 8 PM, Stage One, Visual and Performing Arts Center, Elgin Community College, 1700 Spartan, Elgin. 847-622-0300.

TEMPTATIONS Sat 11/11, 8 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 and U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212.

3 DOORS DOWN, DUST FOR LIFE, COLD Sat 11/11, 7 PM, Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine. 773-275-6800 or 312-559-1212.

311, ZEBRAHEAD, GRASSHOPPER TAKEOVER Sold out. Sun 11/12, 7 PM, Riviera Theatre, 4746 N. Racine. 773-275-6800 or 312-559-1212.

MATT TIEGLER Free performance in Cafe Espresso. Sun 11/5, 2 PM, Borders Books & Music, 2817 N. Clark. 773-935-4313.

TWANG BANG, MERCURY, SUBLIMINALS, EPIFONICS, GROOVEHORN with John Mahady, Tom Michael & Beckie Menzie; benefit for the Dignity Diner meal program for the hungry and homeless. Sat 11/4, 7 PM, Holy Covenant United Methodist Church, 925 W. Diversey. 773-528-6462.

Rock, Pop, etc.

clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Restaurant featuring popular and traditional Irish music after 9 PM. Sat 11/4, 9 PM, Blue Door, Rhythm Rockets. Thu 11/9, Savoy Brown with Kim Simmonds, Devil in a Woodpile. Fri 11/10, Butterside Down, Jennifer Peterson. Sat 11/11, Mr. Blotto. 773-478-4408.

ALUMNI CLUB 871 E. Algonquin, Schaumburg: DJs spin dance music Wednesdays through Fridays after 5 PM and Saturdays after 9 PM. 847-397-3100.

ALUMNI CLUB 2251 N. Lincoln: DJs spin Thursdays through Saturdays. Fridays and Saturdays, DJ Ed Vantage spins in the loft. Thu 11/9, 9 PM, Hare (no cover). 773-348-5100.

AQUA 201 N. Green: DJs spin after 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays. 312-942-9999.

ARTFUL DODGER 1734 W. Wabansia: Wednesdays through Saturdays and Mondays, DJs spin music for dancing after 9 PM. 773-227-6859.

AURA 640 N. Dearborn: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Wednesdays through Fridays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, DJ Laura B. Saturdays, DJ Maurice. Wednesdays, DJ Jeff Moyer (no cover). Thursdays, DJs Laura B & Jen Jameson. 312-266-2114.

BEAT KITCHEN 2100 W. Belmont: Bar and restaurant with music after 9:30 PM, later on weekends. Fri 11/3, Bottletones, Cowslingers, Los Gatos Diablos. Sat 11/4, New Duncan Imperials, Krinkles (no cover). Sun 11/5, 7 PM, benefit for Open Eye Productions with Stockboy, Full Moon Buddha, and Kingpinz. Mondays, Pat McCurdy. Wed 11/8, Plague of Yeti. Thu 11/9, West of Rome. Fri 11/10, Multivitaminz, Unibrow. Sat 11/11, Ten Speed, Dorian Taj, Embrooks, Come Ons. 773-281-4444.

BERLIN 954 W. Belmont: "DJ/VJs" play dance music Tuesdays through Saturdays after 5 PM and Sundays and Mondays after 8 PM. 773-348-4975.

BETTY'S BLUE STAR LOUNGE 1600 W. Grand: DJs spin after 9 PM. Fridays, DJ Steve Melgave spins hip-hop, house, and old school. Saturdays, DJ Spin spins hip-hop, house, and old school. Sundays, Derrick Wize & Gene Lopez. Mondays, Metronome & Derek Jones. Tuesdays, DJs Spin & Steve Prisma. Wednesdays, DJs Mary Jane & AM/PM. Thu 11/9, Bottletones. 312-243-1699.

BIG HORSE LOUNGE 1558 N. Milwaukee: Music after 9 PM. Fri 11/3, Sepia, Chapter F, Hired Goons, Autumn War. Sat 11/4, Ruck LaRou, Big Wow, Chris Devins Debacle. Sun 11/5, 8 PM, Andre Marcetti with Edward Reardon, Gynna Kray, and Mark Hegedorn. Thu 11/9, Juniper, Submerge, 50 Pound Head, Tundra Survey. Fri 11/10, Dorks, TFD, Vote Quimby. Sat 11/11, Kleinfelter, Turner Joy, Party of One, Rapture of Noon. Sun 11/12, Sacred Baboons. 773-384-0043.

BIG WIG 1551 W. Division: DJs spin 8 PM-2 AM nightly, 8 PM-3 AM Saturdays. Saturdays, DJ Nique. Sundays, DJ Uncle Milty, DJ 33 1/3. Mondays, DJ Red Lox spins reggae. Wed 11/8, Madkid, Bass by the Pound DJs. Thursdays, DJs Heather, Lady D, Brenda D, Miss Bio Booster, Rebecca & Lauren Flax. 773-235-9100.

BIOLOGY BAR 1516 N. Fremont: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM Fridays, Sundays, Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 9 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, DJs Jorge Rodas & Alberto Gomez spin salsa & merengue. Saturdays, DJs spin rock, pop & alternative. 312-266-1234.

BIRD'S NEST 2500 N. Southport: Tuesdays, 8:30 PM, open mike. 773-472-1502.

BLACK BEETLE 2532 W. Chicago: DJs spin 10 PM-2 AM Mondays and Tuesdays. 773-384-0701.

BOULEVARD CAFE 3137 W. Logan: Music after 10 PM; no cover. Saturdays, DJ Mike Kandell. Sundays, "Grateful Dead jam night." Wednesdays, funk jam hosted by R.B. Green. 773-384-8600.

BRIXIE'S BROOKFIELD 9526 W. Ogden, Brookfield: Music at 9:30 PM; no cover Fridays. Fri 11/3, Noveto Trio. Sat 11/4, Cruel Moon. Wednesdays, open jam session. Fri 11/10, Hilarious Condors. Sat 11/11, Four-Letter Story, Dreaming Tree. 708-387-0050.

BROTHER JIMMY'S BBQ & BOOZE 2909 N. Sheffield: Bar and restaurant with music at 10 PM. Fri 11/3, Eleven Days. Sat 11/4, Something for Joey. Fri 11/10, Jack Straw. Sat 11/11, Crying Souls. 773-528-0888.

BURKHART STUDIOS 2845 N. Halsted: Music and spoken-word performances at 9 PM on Sunday nights (followed by an open mike). 773-348-8536.

BUZZ CLUB 308 W. Erie: Fridays, 8 PM, Saturdays, 9:30 PM, and Mondays and Thursdays, 8 PM, DJs spin retro and progressive house. Sundays and Wednesdays, 8 PM, DJs spin salsa. 312-475-9800.

CADILLAC RANCH 1175 W. Lake, Bartlett: DJs spin Wednesdays and Thursdays after 9 PM. 630-830-7200.

CAFE SIDECAR 801 N. Orleans: Thursdays, 10 PM, DJ Brian Reaves. 312-202-0502.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music at 9:30 PM. Tuesdays, DJ Hide spins acid jazz. 773-384-2547.

CIRCUIT 3641 N. Halsted: DJs spin after 9 PM Wednesdays through Sundays. Saturdays, DJ Lulu. Sundays, 11 PM, Miss Foozie & Her Floozies, DJ Jeff Berry. Mondays, 10:30 PM, "Disco Bingo" hosted by Daisy Mae. Thursdays, 11 PM, Miss Ketty & Her Latina Review. 773-325-2233.

CIRCUS 901 W. Weed: DJs spin 9 PM-4 AM Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays, and 9 PM-5 AM Saturdays; members of the World Famous Flying Wallendas perform circus acts on weekends. Fridays, DJs Rob Thurman & Mike Pierce. Saturdays, DJs spin drum & bass. 312-266-1200.

CLUB EDEN 3407 N. Clark: DJs spin 9 PM-3 AM on two floors. Fridays, DJ Anacron spins hip-hop and soul. Saturdays, DJs Chris Gin, Shamanlove & Richard Foster. Wednesdays, "Simple Pleasures" with Insane Audio Projects DJs Justin Long, DMS, Droopy & Daryl Cura. Thursdays, DJs spin salsa. 773-327-4646.

CLUB FOOT 1824 W. Augusta: DJs spin alternative and dance music nightly at 10 PM; no cover. 773-489-0379.

CLUB MERCURY 221 W. Van Buren: Restaurant and nightclub; DJs spin Thursdays through Sundays after 10 PM. 312-427-1774.

CLUB PM 2047 N. Milwaukee: Fri 11/3, 9 PM-4 AM, "Sabor Latino" party with DJs Andy Lopez, Stix, and Omar Perez. 773-489-9600.

CLUB 720 720 N. Wells: Fridays, 7 PM-4 AM, and Saturdays, 8 PM-5 AM, DJs spin salsa and merengue, cumbia, reggae, samba, rock en español, and hip-hop. Tuesdays, 6 PM-4 AM, DJs spin salsa and merengue, cumbia, and tango. Thursdays, "Mixmaster Club Tour" DJs spin "progressive, flashback, dance beat, and underground." 312-397-0600.

COCKTAIL 3359 N. Halsted: DJs spin in the bar after 9 PM. Fridays, Freddie Bain. Saturdays, Millie & Tilly. Mondays, Laura Masura. Tuesdays, Michael Serafini. Thursdays, Timmy Loop. 773-477-1420.

COYLE'S TIPPLING HOUSE 2843 N. Halsted: Music at 10 PM. Fri 11/3, Beatnik Turtle. Sat 11/4, Umbrella. Fri 11/10, Domestic Problems. 773-528-7569.

CRISTAL 1701 W. Golf, Rolling Meadows: Music at 9:30 PM. Sat 11/4, JP & the Cats. Sat 11/11, Ultimate Party Band. 847-952-8555.

CROBAR THE NIGHTCLUB 1543 N. Kingsbury: DJs play dance music Fridays through Sundays and Wednesdays after 10 PM. Tue 11/7, Laurent Garnier, Derrick Carter, Tim Baker. Wednesdays, Mystic Bill, Chris Gin. Thu 11/9, Timo Maas, Leon Alexander. 312-413-7000.

CUBBY BEAR 1059 W. Addison: Music at 10 PM. Fri 11/3, Tubes, E'nuff Z'nuff. Sat 11/4, 10:30 PM, Swinging Lovehammers, Shaffer Street. Wednesdays, open jam with Sam Cockrell & the Groove. Thu 11/9, Cats Under the Stars. Fri 11/10, Simmering Downstream, the Dog & Everything. Sat 11/11, 10:30 PM, Underwater People, Greta Post. Sun 11/12, 9 PM, Tony Rebel. 773-327-1662.

CUBBY BEAR LINCOLNSHIRE 21611 N. Milwaukee, Lincolnshire: Restaurant with live music at 10:30 PM on weekends. Fri 11/3, Then Again. Sat 11/4, Domestic Problems. Thursdays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Arthur Lee. Fri 11/10, Generations. 847-541-4700.

D'VINE 1950 W. North: Restaurant and wine bar. Fridays and Saturdays, 10:30 PM-3 AM, DJs spin acid jazz, ambient, house, and instrumental funk. 773-235-5700.

DANNY'S 1951 W. Dickens: Mondays, 10 PM, DJs Ray_rod & Bob (no cover). 773-489-6457.

DAVENPORT'S PIANO BAR & CABARET 1383 N. Milwaukee: Music in the Piano Bar and in the Cabaret Room Wednesday through Sunday nights. In the Cabaret Room: Fri 11/3 and Sat 11/4, 8 and 10:30 PM, Phillip Officer with Johnny Frigo, Joe Vito & Jim Cox (Hoagy Carmichael tribute). Mon 11/6, 8 PM, D.C. Anderson. Thu 11/9, 8 PM, Steven Brinberg (tribute to Barbra Streisand); 10 PM, Steven Lutvak. Fri 11/10, 8 PM, Steven Brinberg (tribute to Barbra Streisand); 10:30 PM, Babbie Green. Sat 11/11, 8 and 10:30 PM, and Sun 11/12, 7 PM, Steven Brinberg (tribute to Barbra Streisand). In the Piano Bar: Fridays, 8 PM, Daryl Nitz, George Howe. Saturdays, 8 PM, Gwen Pippen, George Howe. Sundays, 9 PM, Mark Burnell. Mondays, 9 PM, George Howe. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Johnny Rodgers. Thursdays, 9 PM, Andrew Blenderman. 773-278-1830.

DEJA VU BAR ROOM 2624 N. Lincoln: No cover Sunday through Wednesday or before midnight Friday and Saturday; DJs spin Thursdays through Saturdays after 10 PM. Sat 11/4, 9:30 PM, Soulfix. Thursdays, 9 PM, Bandoleros. Sat 11/11, 9:30 PM, Kato the Houseboy. 773-871-0205.

DELILAH'S 2771 N. Lincoln: DJs spin weeknights after 9 PM; no cover. Sun 11/5, DJs Mark & Pete. Mon 11/6, DJ Mike B. spins punk. Tue 11/7, DJs Kenny & Scot spin metal. Thu 11/9, DJ John Almonte. 773-472-2771.

DICK'S LAST RESORT 435 E. Illinois: Music at 7 PM; no cover. Tuesdays, Take 5. 312-836-7870.

DILLIGAF'S 5401 W. Addison: Fri 11/3, 7 PM, Lunar Breakdown, Secondseed. 773-202-9209.

DOUBLE DOOR 1572 N. Milwaukee: Fri 11/3, 10 PM, local music showcase with Frisbie, Atomic Numbers, Brain Rakes. Wed 11/8, 9 PM, Exo, Josie, Kiss-n-Ride. Thu 11/9, 10 PM, Broadcast (see Critic's Choice), Pan American, Designer. Fri 11/10, 10 PM, Southern Culture on the Skids, Russell Simins, Forty Fives. Sat 11/11, 10 PM, Southern Culture on the Skids, Royal Crowns, Trailer Bride. 773-489-3160.

DRAGON ROOM 809 W. Evergreen: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays on two floors. Fri 11/3, "Fall Ball 2000" on the main floor; DJs spin drum 'n' bass in the Underground Lounge. Sat 11/4, "Northwestern vs. Michigan After Party" on the main floor; DJs spin drum 'n' bass in the Underground Lounge. Thursdays, DJs Rob Thurman, Mike Pierce & Tim Bogosian. 312-751-2900.

DRINK 702 W. Fulton: Music after 9 PM. Fridays, DJs Tony & Justin. Saturdays, DJs Myke T, Kid Craig & Tony. Thursdays, 10 PM, Afrodisiacs. 312-733-7800.

DUKE O'BRIEN'S 110 N. Main, Crystal Lake: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM weeknights. Fri 11/3, Fabulous House Rockers. Sat 11/4, Wally's Garage. Wednesdays, open mike hosted by Aaron Aggarwal (no cover). Thursdays, David Sarkis. Fri 11/10, Jostelen Weed. Sat 11/11, Working Stiff. 815-356-9980.

DULCE VIDA CAFE 1338 W. Madison: Fridays, 7 PM-midnight, DJs spin with MCs Neo Nate & Gypsy (open mike starts at 9 PM; no cover). 312-666-1920.

DURTY NELLIE'S 55 N. Bothwell, Palatine: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays (on two stages), 9 PM Mondays, 9:30 PM Tuesdays through Thursdays. Fri 11/3, Swing Crew. Sat 11/4, Then Again. Mondays, open mike hosted by Paul Allodi (no cover). Wednesdays, Durty Lounge Lizards. Thursdays, Quantum Leap. Fri 11/10, Underwater People. Sat 11/11, Cats Under the Stars. 847-358-9150.

ELBO ROOM 2871 N. Lincoln: Music at 9 PM on weeknights, later on weekends. Fri 11/3, Black Maker, Escape From Earth, Gary Dacanay. Sat 11/4, Left Setter, Great Apes, Wonder Drug, Iron 56, Gayle Ritt. Mon 11/6, Pogo, Main Street Breakdown, Pinch. Tue 11/7, Carbon, Knockhopper. Wed 11/8, Bilhouse, Autumn War. Thu 11/9, Deana's House, Rusk. Fri 11/10, Pound Seven, 4-Fi, Last Drag. Sat 11/11, Peking Turtle, Rebecca's Statue, B-Movie Fiendz, Monte Montgomery. Sun 11/12, Sumo, Gayle Ritt. 773-549-5549.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Music at 10 PM. Fri 11/3, Movietone (see Critic's Choice), L'Altra, Corcovado. Sat 11/4, Sweep the Leg Johnny, Bride of No No, Poem Rocket (see Critic's Choice). Sun 11/5, Karate, Pele, the Race. Mon 11/6, 9 PM, Figgs, Entertainment, Spiveys, Descendro Allegro. Tue 11/7, Sutekh, Safety Scissors. Wed 11/8, Dean Roberts (see Critic's Choice) with Michael Zerang & Jim Baker. Thu 11/9, the Fire Show (see Spot Check), Orso, Paulina Hollers. Fri 11/10, Monkeywrench, Nebula, Lee County Killers. Sat 11/11, 7 PM, Delgados; 10 PM, Enemymine, Jucifer, Defender. Sun 11/12, "Good Things" with DJs Supreme Court & Dante Cafagna. 773-276-3600.

ENCORE 171 W. Randolph: Music at 9 PM. Wednesdays, "Therapy" DJs Frique & Masado spin acid jazz, trip-hop, and funk (no cover). 312-338-3788.

ESPRESSO BREWERY II 958 Elk Grove Town Center, Elk Grove Village: Music at 8 PM. Fri 11/3, pianist Abi Demirgian. 847-718-9272.

ETHIOPIAN VILLAGE 3462 N. Clark: Fridays, 10 PM, DJ Assa spins reggae, hip-hop, and R&B (no cover). 773-929-8300.

EXCALIBUR 632 N. Dearborn: DJs spin 5 PM-4 AM Sundays through Fridays, 5 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, DJ Gil Burns. Saturdays, DJ Laura B. Thursdays, DJ Juan Carlos. 312-266-1944.

EXIT 1315 W. North: DJs spin music from 8 PM-2 AM nightly, 8 PM-5 AM Saturdays. 773-395-2700.

FAMOUS FREDDIE'S ROADHOUSE 510 S. Park, Fox Lake: Music at 9 PM. Fri 11/3, Decades. Sat 11/4, Five Guys With Day Jobs. Fri 11/10, the Blast. 847-587-9677.

FANTASY LOUNGE 4400 N. Elston: Fridays, 9:30 PM, Fantasy Lounge House Band. Sundays, 7-11 PM, open mike. 773-685-8083.

FIFTH FLOOR 440 N. Halsted: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Fridays and Thursdays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, Christopher Robin. Sat 11/4, Bear Who?, Frique & Majid. Wednesdays, Vygo. Thu 11/9, DJs Heather & Diz. 312-226-4555.

FIRESIDE BOWL 2646 W. Fullerton: All-ages shows nightly. Fri 11/3, 7 PM, International Noise Conspiracy, Sunshine (see Spot Check), Danko Jones, Le Shok. Sat 11/4, 5 PM, Kill the Slavemaster, Armus Angelus, 7 Angels 7 Plagues, Sky Came Falling, Nora; 10 PM, "Saturday Night Dance Party" with Magas, Misty Martinez. Sun 11/5, 6 PM, Anniversary, Hot Rod Circuit, Selby Tigers, Sig Transit Gloria. Mon 11/6, 7 PM, Elliott, Jazz June, Hertzsprung Gap, Her Flyaway Manor. Wed 11/8, 7 PM, Slumber Party, Tibanna. Thu 11/9, 7 PM, Country Teasers, Mushuganas, Mashers, Them Ranch. Fri 11/10, 6 PM, Mexican Cheerleader, Muchacha, Gels. Sat 11/11, 5 PM, Impossibles, Cadillac Blindside, Chargers; 10 PM, Califone, Holy Childhood, Rebecca Gates, Lesser Birds of Paradise. Sun 11/12, 7 PM, Loraxx, the Shame, Behold! the Living Corpse. 773-486-2700.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Fri 11/3, 9:30 PM, Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen, Dallas Wayne (see Post No Bills). Sat 11/4, 10 PM, Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys. Fri 11/10, 10 PM, Sonny Landreth & the Goners, Devil in a Woodpile. Sat 11/11, 10 PM, Sonny Landreth & the Goners, Mark Selby. 708-788-2118.

FIZZ BAR & GRILL 3220 N. Lincoln: Music after 10 PM. Mondays, open mike. Tuesdays, Steve Z. sings the songs of Frank Sinatra. 773-348-6000.

FLATLANDER'S Milwaukee & Half Day Rd., Lincolnshire: Restaurant and bar with music at 9 PM. Sat 11/4, John McHugh & Company. Sat 11/11, CJ & Company. 847-821-1234.

FRANK'S PLACE Hilton Northbrook, 2855 N. Milwaukee, Northbrook: No cover. Sat 11/4, 9:40 PM, Incognito. 847-480-7500.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Music at 10 PM. Fri 11/3, Only Sons. Thursdays, 7:30 PM, DJs spin music of the 70s and 80s (no cover). Fri 11/10, Maggie Speaks. 630-416-4898.

FUEL 3724 N. Clark: Fri 11/3, 10 PM, Nash Kato, Kevin Tihista's Red Terror. Saturdays, 10 PM, Soul .45 DJs spin funk and soul. Wed 11/8, 9:30 PM, Mil Mulliganos, Bondo (no cover). 773-248-3330.

FUNKY BUDDHA LOUNGE 728 W. Grand: Music after 9 PM. Mondays, 10 PM-2 AM, DJ Eric Williams spins underground house. 312-278-7130.

FUSE 738 N. Clark: DJs spin Tuesdays through Saturdays after 10 PM. Saturdays, DJ Andre Harris. Tuesdays, DJs Vince Williams, Derrick Wize & Rob Thurmond. 312-932-9289.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Music at 10 PM. Fri 11/3, Roxotics, Eric Simons. Wed 11/8, Morris Miners. Fri 11/10, Tom Sawyer. Sat 11/11, the Meek, Star Search 2000, Feral Kids, Slow Children. 773-489-5471.

GET ME HIGH LOUNGE 1758 N. Honore: Music after 9 PM. Mondays, "If You C Kay" open mike hosted by Roco. Wednesdays, DJs spin "retro classics." 773-252-4090.

GIN MILL 2462 N. Lincoln: DJs spin after 9 PM Thursdays through Saturdays. 773-549-3232.

GIORGIO'S BANQUETS 276 E. Irving Park, Wood Dale: Sundays, 10 AM-3 PM, members of Stage Right Dinner Theatre perform show tunes. 630-766-4626.

GIRLBAR 2625 N. Halsted: DJs spin Fridays and Saturdays after 9 PM; no cover. Wednesdays, Venus Envy. 773-871-4210.

GLOW 1615 N. Clybourn: DJs spin nightly from 10 PM-4 AM Tuesdays through Fridays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. 312-587-8469.

GOODBAR 2512 N. Halsted: DJs spin Thursdays through Saturdays (no cover). Wednesdays, acoustic jam session. Thursdays, DJ Michael Walker spins "bad 80s funk & house." 773-296-9700.

GROUND ZERO ENTERTAINMENT COMPLEX 19081 Old LaGrange, Mokena: Sun 11/12, 7:30 PM, Quiet Riot. 708-478-0600.

GUNTHER MURPHY'S 1638 W. Belmont: Music after 10 PM on weekends, 9:30 PM on weeknights. Fri 11/3, Quantum Leap, Braam. Sat 11/4, Rubygrass, Blue Marvin. Thu 11/9, Shakes, the Difference. Fri 11/10, Deals Gone Bad, Heavy Step. Sat 11/11, Box-O-Car, Pushbacks, Wes Hollywood Show. 773-472-5139.

HARD ROCK CAFE 63 W. Ontario: Saturdays, midnight, DJ V. Thu 11/9, 10 PM, No Mercy Band (no cover). Fri 11/10, 11 PM, Plain White T's. 312-943-2252.

HARRY'S VELVET ROOM 56 W. Illinois: Thursdays, 11 PM-4 AM, DJ Touch, DJ Mood & DJ Kenny. 312-527-5600.

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant. Fri 11/3, 10:30 PM, Deja Voodoo. Sat 10/4, 10:30 PM, Bill Quateman, Anne-Marie Akin. Thu 11/9, 9 PM, Handsome Threesome, Cameron McGill. Fri 11/10, 10:30 PM, Evidence. Sat 11/11, 9 PM, Ellen Rosner, Jill Dawson, Sarah B. & the Gist, Stolie, Melissa Ziemer, Summer Chance, Upsy-Daisy. 773-465-8005.

THE HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Sat 11/4, 10 PM, Kevin O'Donnell's Quality Six, Los Hombres Perdidos (benefit for Mad Shak Dance Company). Mon 11/6, 9 PM, Jerry Joseph & the Jackmormons, Leroy Bach & Edward Hargrove. Wed 11/8, 9:30 PM, Pistol Pete & Popgun Paul. Thu 11/9, 9:30 PM, Trent Summar & the New Row Mob, Mount Pilot. 773-227-4433.

HI-TOPS 3551 N. Sheffield: Music after 9 PM. Fridays, DJ Mario (no cover). Thursdays, DJ Michael T. 773-348-0009.

HOG HEAD McDUNNA'S 1505 W. Fullerton: Music at 10 PM. Fri 11/3, Pat McCurdy. Thu 11/9, Jaime Layton. Fri 11/10, Punsapaya, the Neighborhood. Sat 11/11, Lightning & Thunder. 773-929-0944.

HOLIDAY CLUB 1471 N. Milwaukee: DJs spin after 10 PM. Sundays, DJs spin "extra zesty surf guitar & garage" music. 773-486-0686.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Sat 11/4, 10 PM, Feast of Fools Cabaret. Sun 11/5, 8 PM, Marta Tennae, American Breakfast, Stanley's Joyful Noise perform at a talent show and farewell party for Timothy Bisig. Tue 11/7, 7 PM, Bablicon, Volcano the Bear (see Spot Check). Sat 11/11, 7:30 PM, Sheila O'Donnell; 10 PM, Marvin Tate's D-Settlement. 312-362-9707.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Fri 11/3, 7 PM, BB Mak, Jessica Riddle, Solid Harmonie, Lugo (sold out). Sat 11/4, 7 PM, No Use for a Name, Pulley, One Man Army, Big Wig. Sun 11/5, 6:25 PM, Relative Ash, Liquid Gang, Workhorse Movement, Nonpoint. Mon 11/6, 9 PM, Saxon, U.D.O., Winter Kill. Tue 11/7, 6:45 PM, Type O Negative, Simon Says, Spineshank. Wed 11/8, 6:10 PM, Misfits, Murphy's Law, Impotent Sea Snakes, Primitive Reason. Thu 11/9, 9 PM, and Fri 11/10, 7:30 PM, Sister Hazel, Dexter Freebish (sold out). Sun 11/12, 9 PM, Deltron 3030 with Del tha Funkee Homosapien, Kid Koala & Dan the Automator, People Under the Stairs, Ugly Duckling. 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212.

IVAN'S 3358 N. Ashland: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM Fridays through Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays. 773-525-2140.

J.D. BATTS 12237 Western, Blue Island: Sat 11/4, 10:30 PM, Shades of Grey. 708-389-7810.

JILLY'S RETRO CLUB 1009 N. Rush: DJs play dance music of the 70s and 80s after 8 PM Tuesdays through Saturdays. 312-664-1001.

JOE'S 940 W. Weed: Bar and restaurant with music after 10 PM. Fri 11/3, Eddie Money. Sat 11/4, 9 PM, Underwater People, Satya Graha. Fri 11/10, Tim Mahoney & the Meenies (benefit for Paul Mahlin). Sat 11/11, "Monsters of Mock" with Kiss Army, Battery, Crazy Train, and Sin City. 312-337-3486.

JOHN'S BUFFET 27 W 482 Jewell, Winfield: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Sat 11/4, Mister Mack & the Mumblers. Fri 11/10, Breadrock Bros. 630-752-2000.

JOHNNY O'HAGAN'S 3374 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Fri 11/3, Dalria. Sat 11/4, Anne Harris Band. 773-248-3600.

JOY-BLUE 3998 N. Southport: DJs spin after 10 PM Thursdays through Saturdays. Fridays, 8 PM, Dan Darrah. Thursdays, DJs Slick Lick & Izzi. 773-477-3330.

JUB JUB CLUB 2447 N. Halsted: DJs spin after 9 PM Saturdays through Thursdays. Saturdays and Tuesdays, DJ Polish Sausage. Sundays, "Garbage Sundays" with DJ Redneck Ed spinning garage, punk, country & blues. Wednesdays, DJ Uncle Doughnutz. 773-665-7557.

KATACOMB 1916 N. Lincoln Park West: DJs spin 8 PM-4 AM Wednesdays through Fridays and 8 PM-5 AM Saturdays. 312-337-4040.

LAKEVIEW LINKS 3206 N. Wilton: Music after 9 PM. Fri 11/3, Mr. Blotto. Sat 11/4, Plain Jane, Rebecca's Statue. Fri 11/10, Go Tom. Sat 11/11, Core. 773-975-0505.

LEG ROOM 7 W. Division: DJs spin Thursdays through Sundays after 8 PM. Tue 11/7 and Fri 11/10, 9:30 PM, J. Davis Trio. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Sam Post. 312-337-2583.

LIAR'S CLUB 1665 W. Fullerton: DJs spin nightly at 9 PM. Sundays, Machine Gun Etiquette DJs spin old school punk and glam. Mondays, DJ Scott Lucas. Tuesdays, DJs Rich Gonshak, Brian Borden & Kevin Loftus. Wednesdays, DJ Kevin Tihista. 773-665-1110.

LIFE'S TOO SHORT 1177 N. Elston: Live music Fridays and Saturdays at 10 PM, weeknights at 9 PM, and Sundays at 5 PM; no cover. Tuesdays and Thursdays, open mike hosted by Alec & Anyone's Guess. 773-384-1040.

LILLY'S 2513 N. Lincoln: Music after 9:30 PM. Fri 11/3, Tijuana Hercules. 773-525-2422.

LIMERICK PUBLIC HOUSE 13404 S. Old Western, Blue Island: Music at 9 PM. Mondays, open mike hosted by Bobby Dunne. Thursdays, open mike hosted by Back in Stride. Sat 11/11, Boom Hank, Dag Juhlin, Om. 708-388-6755.

LINCOLN RESTAURANT 4008 N. Lincoln Ave: Mondays, 8 PM, Windy City Jammers. 773-248-1820.

LINDA & LAWRENCE'S 1044 W. 51st: DJs spin club music Friday and Saturday nights. 773-373-1260.

LIQUID 1997 N. Clybourn: Thursdays, 10 PM, live swing bands (preceded by dance lessons at 7:30 and 8:30 PM). 773-528-3400.

LOCAL GRIND 1585 N. Milwaukee: Thursdays, 9 PM, Hambone Hasbrouck (no cover). Fri 11/10, 10 PM, Larry O. Dean & the Me Decade. 773-489-3490.

LYONS DEN 1934 W. Irving Park: Music at 10 PM. Fri 11/3, Wild Ones, Roger & the RayBans. Sat 11/4, Seers Poncho. Tue 11/7, Almighty Rogers. Wed 11/8, BMC, Hundo. Thu 11/9, Sonic Voodoo Night, Jeff Freling (no cover). Fri 11/10, Almighty Rogers, Pete Special Band. Sat 11/11, Gravey, Wish List. Sun 11/12, 9 PM, Juleps, Fuzzbusters. 773-871-3757.

MAD BAR 1640 N. Damen: DJs spin nightly after 9 PM Fridays and Sundays, 10:30 PM Saturdays, and 10 PM Mondays through Thursdays. Fridays, DJ Mark Grant with percussionist Leddie Garcia, DJ Justin Lloyd. Sat 11/4, Frankie Feliciano, DJs Mel Hammond & Dayhota. Sun 11/5, 2-7 PM, "Day-Ra" with DJ Jesse de la Peña, Marc Buxton, Dayhota, Ron Carroll & Jevon Jackson; 10 PM, Peven Everett & Seance Divine, DJs Brian G & Frique. Mondays, Derrick Carter, Diz, Matty. Tuesdays, DJs Madrid & Hiroki. Wednesdays, flamenco music with Grupo Kaskara, DJ Jesse de la Peña. Thu 11/9, Deep Dish, Jevon Jackson. Sat 11/11, Ben Davis, DJs Mel Hammond & Dayhota. 773-227-2277.

MAGNUM'S PRIME STEAKHOUSE 225 W. Ontario: Live piano music after 6 PM Mondays through Saturdays, 5:30 PM Sundays; no cover. Fridays and Sundays, Scott Holman. Sat 11/4, Chicago Rose. Wednesdays, John Zamojcin. Thursdays, Mick Archer. Sat 11/11, Nadine Baxter. 312-337-8080.

MAGNUM'S PRIME STEAKHOUSE 777 Butterfield, Lombard: Live piano music after 6 PM Mondays through Saturdays, 5:30 PM on Sundays. Fridays and Saturdays, Stan Karcz. Sundays, Tom Linsk. Wednesdays, Tom Linsk. Thursdays, Dave Allen. 630-543-1010.

MAGNUM'S PRIME STEAKHOUSE 1701 W. Golf, Rolling Meadows: Music after 6 PM Mondays through Saturdays. Fridays, Nadine Baxter. Saturdays and Mondays, Scott Holman. Wednesdays, Dave Allen. Thu 11/9, Peter Miletic. 847-952-8755.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Fri 11/3, 10 PM, Jupiter Coyote. Sat 11/4, 10 PM, Robert Walter's 20th Congress. Wed 11/8, 8:30 PM, Ozric Tentacles. Thu 11/9, 9 PM, Vital Information. Fri 11/10, 10 PM, Kurt Neumann. Sat 11/11, 10 PM, Dave Zollo. 773-404-9494.

MASHED POTATO CLUB 316 W. Erie: Restaurant with DJs nightly after 5:30 PM; dance floor Fridays and Saturdays from 10 PM until 2 AM. Mondays, 10 PM, "Ultra Glam" female impersonators perform. 312-255-8579.

METRO 3730 N. Clark: Fri 11/3, 9 PM, J Mascis & the Fog (see Spot Check), Kimball Roeser Effect, Moreno. Sat 11/4, 6:30 PM, At the Drive-In (see Spot Check), Murder City Devils, Blue Tip; 11 PM, Souls of Mischief, X-ecutioners, Triple Threat DJ Team. Sun 11/5, 5 PM, Atmosphere, DJ Pratt, MF Doom, DJ PNS, Micranots, Aesop Rock, DJ Stizo, Rubberoom, DJ Rude 1 (see Post No Bills). Tue 11/7, 6:30 PM, From Zero, Blank Theory, Premium, Crash Poet. Wed 11/8, 10 PM, Thievery Corporation. Thu 11/9, 7 PM, A3, Mocean Worker. Fri 11/10, 6:30 PM, Gravelbone, Bunker Hill, Colonel Stem, Flathead Fillups. Sat 11/11, 2:30 PM, Lungbrush, Five Pointe 0, Acumen Nation, Ballistic, Mudda Fugga, Infamous, No One, Mr. Pill, Illroot, Smoke. Sun 11/12, 7 PM, Cherry Poppin' Daddies, OPM. 773-549-0203.

MISSION 209 E. Chicago, Elgin: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Fridays and Saturdays. 847-488-0320.

MOOSE LODGE 1799 Green Bay, Highland Park: Sun 11/5, 3 PM, Eddie Barrett & the Goodman Legacy Band with vocalists Gingi & Lou Nocera. 847-446-8700.

MORETTI'S RISTORANTE & SPORTS BAR 1645 W. Jackson: Music at 10 PM. Fri 11/3, Eagle Static. 312-850-0208.

MORETTI'S RISTORANTE & SPORTS BAR 6727 N. Olmsted: DJs spin dance music Thursdays after 10 PM. 773-631-1223.

MORSELAND MUSIC ROOM 1218 W. Morse: Bar and restaurant; music at 10 PM. Tuesdays, 8 PM, open mike hosted by Kea Lynn. 773-764-6401.

NANA'S CAFE 7 W. Kinzie: Fridays and Saturdays, 7-10 PM, Gigolo Johnny. 312-527-0300.

NEO 2350 N. Clark: DJs spin dance music 10:30 PM-4 AM Fridays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays, and 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. 773-528-2622.

NERVOUS CENTER 4612 N. Lincoln: Tuesdays, 8 PM, "home recording" showcase (public may bring in music). Wednesdays, DJs spin "rare and unusual" records. 773-728-5010.

NOCTURNAL 1111 W. Lake: DJs spin after 10 PM. Fri 11/3, DJ Curt Caris spins at the annual "Johnny Vegas Birthday Explosion." Sat 11/4, DJs Jimmy Page & Lenny Laino. 312-491-1931.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: DJ Tankboy spins late on Fridays. Fri 11/3, 10 PM, Homunculus, Lucky & the Zionites. Sat 11/4, 10 PM, B-Movie Fiendz, Mud Kids, Organic Mind Unit; DJ Stallion Luv (late). Sundays, 10:30 PM, Dirty MF & the Smoking Section. Mon 11/6, DJ Ron. Tue 11/7, "Spheres of Influence" with Porno & Silicon. Wednesdays, 8:30 PM, DJ Papichulo spins salsa & Latin grooves. Thursdays, 10 PM, Chicago Samba. Fri 11/10, 10 PM, Hairy Apes BMX. Sat 11/11, 10 PM, Pelvic Delta, Cabaret Diosa; DJ Shon Dervis (late). 773-489-0011.

THE ORIGINAL MOTHER'S 26 W. Division: Open at 8 PM Tuesdays through Sundays. Thursdays through Sundays, DJ Dan "the Man" Arias. 312-642-7251 or 312-642-7252.

PALM COURT Drake Hotel, 140 E. Walton: Fridays and Saturdays, 2:30-5 PM, harpist Dawn Punches; 8:30 PM, Chad Willetts Trio. Sundays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays, 7:30-11 PM, pianist Chad Willetts. 312-787-2200.

PAPAGALLO'S RISTORANTE 246 Green Bay, Highwood: Saturdays, 7-10 PM, Eric "Pianoman" Stang. 847-432-6663.

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 11/3, Rollercoaster. Sat 11/4, Creepy D. Tuesdays, Shag's Little Thing. Wed 11/8, Willy Phillips. Thu 11/9, Atransmission. Fri 11/10, Loomis. Sat 11/11, Backwash, Miltons. 773-486-9862.

PIANO MAN 3801 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Thursdays, "Cabaret Night" with Scott & Matt. 773-472-2956.

POLLY ESTHER'S & CULTURE CLUB 213 W. Institute: DJs spin disco music of the 70s and 80s after 8 PM Thursdays through Saturdays. Wednesdays, 10 PM, USA Dance Party (filmed for television). 312-664-0777.

PONTIAC CAFE 1531 N. Damen: DJs spin after 10 PM; no cover. Fridays, DJ RB. Mondays, Soul Foundation DJs with B-Jak & Traxx. Wednesdays, Garden Foundation DJs Alo, C-Side, and IRON spin hip-hop. 773-252-7767.

POP'S ON CHICAGO 2053 W. Chicago: Music at 10 PM. Sat 11/4, Electric Church. Thu 11/9, Lab Rat. Fri 11/10, Distances, Intelligibles. 312-243-1246.

THE (PROP) HOUSE 1675 N. Elston: DJs spin 11 PM-4 AM Sundays and Wednesdays through Fridays and 11 PM-5 AM Saturdays; two separate rooms feature hip-hop and reggae, Latin and house music, and progressive dance and old school. 773-486-2390.

RAPTURE 730 N. Green: DJs spin 8 PM-2 AM nightly on two floors. Fridays, DJ Lego. Saturdays, DJ Max TC. Sundays, "Boca Music" hosted by Xavier. Tuesdays, DJ Subzero. Wednesdays, DJs Subzero, No Doubt & Papa G spin reggae. Thursdays, DJ Spin. 312-409-7777.

RED DOG 1958 W. North: DJs spin a mix of funk, house, and dance music 10 PM-4 AM Fridays and Mondays, 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. 773-278-1009.

RED LINE TAP 6970 N. Glenwood: Thursdays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Pat Hall. 773-743-3355.

REDHEAD PIANO BAR 16 W. Ontario: Music 8:30 PM-2:30 AM Fridays and Sundays through Thursdays and 8 PM-4 AM Saturdays. Fridays, Gene Garcia. Saturdays, 8 PM, Kenny Phelps; 1 AM, John Zamojcin. Sundays, John Zamojcin. Mondays and Thursdays, Tom Linsk & Lisa McCloury. Tuesdays, John Zamojcin. Wednesdays, Kenny Phelps. 312-640-1000.

REDNOFIVE 440 N. Halsted: DJs spin after 10 PM. Fri 11/3, Josh Werner, Mystic Bill. Sat 11/4, DJ Flip, Chris Walsh & Chad Sommer. Tuesdays, Frique, Mel Hammond & Jevon Jackson. Thu 11/9, Tommie Sunshine, Darryl Cura, Sativa, DVS, Droopy. Sat 11/11, Oliver Lieb. 312-733-6699.

RIVE GAUCHE 306 N. Halsted: DJs Meza & Xavier Temple spin "high energy dance music" 10 PM-4 AM Wednesdays through Fridays and 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. 312-738-9971.

RIVER SHANNON 425 W. Armitage: Tuesdays, 8 PM, Louis & Scharpf. 312-944-5087.

ROADHOUSE 1653 N. Wells: Music after 10 PM; DJs spin dance music Fridays, Saturdays, and Tuesdays; live bands on Wednesdays. 312-440-0535.

SAUCE 1750 N. Clark: Restaurant. Thursdays, 10 PM, Sam Post. 312-932-1750.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Fri 11/3, 7:30 PM, Bill Quateman; 10 PM, Big Sandy & His Fly-Rite Boys. Sat 11/4, 10 PM, Kingsbury Manx, Bosco & Jorge (see Spot Check), Diane Izzo. Sun 11/5, 8 PM, Grey Eye Glances. Wed 11/8, 9 PM, Honey Farm, Bellwether, Cedarcase. Thu 11/9, 9 PM, Dash Rip Rock, Rugburns, Supagroup. Fri 11/10, 8 and 10 PM, Martin Sexton. Sat 11/11, 7:30 PM, Badly Drawn Boy; 10:30 PM, Paul Cebar & the Milwaukeeans. Sun 11/12, 9 PM, Mean Red Spiders, Delicate AWOL, Tundra Survey. 773-525-2508.

SINIBAR 1540 N. Milwaukee: DJs spin 7 PM-2 AM, 9 PM-2 AM Mondays. Fridays, DJ Shon Dervis. Saturdays, guest DJs spin. Mondays, DJ Madrid. Tuesdays, Diz. Wednesdays, Tone B. Nimble. Thursdays, DJ Bjak & the Soul Foundation Crew. 773-278-7797.

6ODUM 2116 W. Chicago: Sat 11/11, 10 PM, Dean Roberts (see Critic's Choice) with Matt Valentine & Glenn Kotche. 773-227-3617.

SLUGGERS 3540 N. Clark: Music at 10 PM. Fri 11/3, Shades of Grey. 773-472-9696.

SMART BAR 3730 N. Clark: DJs spin nightly after 10 PM. Fri 11/3, Ra Soul, Darrell Woodson. Sat 11/4, Mike Steele, Common Factor. Sundays, DJ Louie Santuro. Tuesdays, DJ Scary Lady Sarah. Wednesdays, DJ Rekliner spins punk rock. Thursdays, DJ V. Fri 11/10, Robbie Hardkiss, Dave Brock. Sat 11/11, DJs Heather & J-Dub, Justin Long. 773-549-4140.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Sundays, 9:30 PM, Torturing Elvis. 773-772-6656.

SNUGGERY PUB 36 E. New York, Aurora: Music at 8 PM. Fridays and Thursdays, DJ Maz. 630-264-9800.

SPIN 800 W. Belmont: DJs spin after 10 PM. Fridays, DJ Timmy Loop & VJ Ken (no cover). Saturdays, DJ Jungle Jorge & VJ Nickole. Mondays, "Revival" with VJ Tyrone (no cover). Tuesdays, VJ Whon (no cover). Wednesdays, DJ Freddie Bain & VJ Ken. Thursdays, "best of the 80s" with DJ Billy Seagrave & VJ Steven Farias (no cover). 773-327-7711.

SPUTNIK 18067 Dixie Hwy., Homewood: Fri 11/3, 8 PM, Gels, Fly Honeys. Sat 11/4, 7 PM, Summer League, By Name Only, Worthy Use of Leisure, Bluerock Targets. Mondays, 7:30 PM, spoken word open mike (no cover). Wednesdays, 7:30 PM, open mike (no cover). Thu 11/9, 7:30 PM, Skullrusher. Fri 11/10, DJs spin. Sat 11/11, 8 PM, Your Dad, Midwest Premiere Hardcore Showcase, Summer League. 708-922-9950.

SPY BAR 646 N. Franklin: DJs spin 10:30 PM-4 AM Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays, and 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. 312-587-8779.

SUBTERRANEAN CAFE & CABARET 2011 W. North: Music at 10 PM in the upstairs Cabaret Room; DJs spin nightly in the Lounge. In the Cabaret Room: Fri 11/3, Theorem. In the Lounge: Fridays and Saturdays, DJ Verb. Sundays, Maryjane, AM/PM & Cache 22. Mondays, Urban Guerrilla Consortium. Tuesdays, "606" hip-hop open mike with DJs Artek, Norm, Maryjane & Verb. Wednesdays, DJ Stallion Luv. Thursdays, Mr. Egg Germ. 773-278-6600.

TEN56 1056 N. Damen: DJs spin after 10 PM. Fridays, DJ Lego, Mazi, Frique. Saturdays, John Curley, Marc Buxton, Jernell Geronimo. Mondays, DJ Dan. Wednesdays, DJs spin soul. 773-227-4906.

TRANSIT 1431 W. Lake: DJs spin 9 PM-2 AM Thursdays and Fridays, 9 PM-3 AM Saturdays. Fridays, DJs Lego, Mike Steele & Frique. Saturdays, DJs John Curley, Marc Buxton & Jernell Geronimo. Thursdays, DJs Jernell Geronimo & Marc Buxton. 312-491-9729.

THE U!N! CLUB 3548 N. River Rd., Franklin Park: DJs and live music after 9 PM; no cover. Fridays, DJ Jimmy B. spins music from the 50s to the present. Saturdays, DJ Wild Bill spins dance music. Sundays, DJs Seba & Erik K. spin Polish progressive music. Tuesdays, Dr. Hortex spins Euro dance music. Wednesdays, DJ Wild Bill spins old school. Thursdays, DJ Frankie Perez, salsa & merengue dance lessons with Manny Lopez. 847-233-9091.

UNCOMMON GROUND CAFE 1214 W. Grace: Sun 11/5, 7 PM, Eleni Mandell. 773-929-3680.

UNDERGROUND LOUNGE 952 W. Newport: Music after 9 PM. Fri 11/3, Rust. Sat 11/4, Ectomorph. Sun 11/5, "Revolver" with DJ Jordan Zawideh. 773-327-2739.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Sundays, 10 PM-1 AM, Heather Horton Band; 1-4 AM, Pete Special. Mondays, 10 PM-1 AM, Joe Thomas Band; 1-4 AM, Pete Special. Thursdays, 10 PM-1 AM, Pete Special Band. 312-266-7761.

U.S. BEER CO. 1801 N. Clybourn: Fri 11/10, 9:30 PM, Edge to Life, A New January. 773-871-7799.

VAUGHAN'S PUB 2917 N. Sheffield: Tuesdays, 10 PM, open jam with Anthony & Tony C. 773-281-8188.

VIOLET 3423 N. Southport: Restaurant and bar. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Stockboy. 773-528-2220.

VOODOO NIGHTCLUB 601 Mall, Schaumburg: DJs spin "high energy dance music" after 7 PM Wednesdays through Fridays and after 9 PM Saturdays. 847-969-1602.

VOYEUR 151 W. Ohio: Sundays, 10 PM-4 AM, "Soul Casa" with DJs Paul Johnson, Glenn Underground, Vic Lavendar (Sun 11/5 with Three Degrees); in the VIP Room, DJs Subzero, Phonic Bombers, Delphi, Justin Reed. Wednesdays, 10 PM, Bandoleros. 312-832-1717.

WALTER PAYTON'S ROUNDHOUSE 205 N. Broadway, Aurora: Music at 10 PM. Fri 11/3, Generations. Sat 11/4, Deja Vu. 630-264-2739.

WATERLOO TAVERN 2270 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM. Fri 11/3, Wish. Sat 11/4, Mr. Blotto. Tuesdays, Hello Dave. Wed 11/8, Hello Mr. Arthur. Fri 11/10, Life in General, Cycle Something, Red Team. Sat 11/11, Dogs Undecided. 773-929-1300.

WEBSTER WINE BAR 1480 W. Webster: No cover. Mondays, 10 PM, Sticky Lupree. 773-868-0608.

WHITE STAR 225 W. Ontario: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Fridays and 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, DJ Jernell Geronimo and percussionist Miro. Saturdays, DJs Freddie, Mike Z. & Jernell Geronimo. 312-337-3223.

WILD HARE 3530 N. Clark: Reggae and Afro-Caribbean music nightly at 9:30 PM. Fri 11/3, Aswah Greggori, Kwame. Sat 11/4, Zeleke, Andrea. Sun 11/5, Jounier Ried. Mondays, DJs spin. Tuesdays, Devon Brown, Dub Dis, DJ Slacky J. Wed 11/8, Ras Kelly, Indika. Thu 11/9, Rico. Fri 11/10, Melaku, Dansika. Sat 11/11, Flex Crew, Zion. Sun 11/12, Gizzae. 773-327-4273.

WILLOW COFFEE & TEA 1100 W. Thorndale: Music at 8 PM. Thursdays, "Grinder" gay/lesbian music & poetry series hosted by Scott Free (Thu 11/9 with Heather Strong). 773-907-3500.

WINNERS 4530 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM. Fri 11/3, October's Women's Rock Ensemble. 773-271-0401.

WRIGHTWOOD TAP 1059 W. Wrightwood: Live music on Thursdays after 9 PM. 773-549-4949.

YOW BAR Le Passage, 1 Oak Place: Nightclub and restaurant; DJs spin after 10 PM Wednesdays through Sundays. 312-255-0022.

YVETTE 1206 N. State: Restaurant with music nightly after 8 PM. 312-280-1700.

ZEBRA LOUNGE 1220 N. State: Piano bar with music at 8:30 PM; no cover. Fridays and Saturdays, Tom Oman. Sundays, open jam session with Gary Filip & friends. Mondays, pianist Ruth Allen. Tuesdays, pianist Gary Filip. Wednesdays and Thursdays, Tom Oman. 312-642-5140.

ZENTRA 923 W. Weed: DJs spin 10 PM-4 AM Thursdays, Fridays, and Sundays, and 10 PM-5 AM Saturdays. Fridays, DJs Lady D & Sativa. Saturdays, DJ Sean Kozak spins house, DJ Jason Christopher & percussionist Miro (downstairs). Sundays, hip-hop and soul with DJs and live guest appearances. Thursdays, 3 Degree DJs. 312-787-0400.

folk & country

concerts

BOB BOVEE & GAIL HEIL Sat 11/11, 7:30 PM, Lake Street Church, 607 W. Lake, Evanston. 847-475-6165.

DAVE CARTER & TRACY GRAMMER Sat 11/4, 8 PM, Unitarian Church of Hinsdale, 17 W. Maple, Hinsdale. 708-802-0236.

RAMBLIN' JACK ELLIOTT & TIMM GRIMM Mon 11/6, 7:30 PM, Steppenwolf Theatre, 1650 N. Halsted. 312-335-1650.

GAELIC STORM Thu 11/9, 8 PM, auditorium, Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox. 773-282-7035.

STEVE GILLETTE & CINDY MANGSEN Sat 11/11, 8 PM, Bethany Union Church, 1750 W. 103rd. 773-779-7059.

HELLO DALI: FROM THE SUBLIME TO THE SURREAL Folk music revue with Jamie O'Reilly, Michael Smith, Beau O'Reilly & Jenny Magnus; directed by Paul Amandes. Fri 11/10 and Sat 11/11, 8 PM, and Sun 11/12, 3 PM, Victory Gardens Theater, 2257 N. Lincoln. 773-871-3000.

PRISCILLA HERDMAN Sat 11/4, 7:30 PM, Lake Street Church, 607 W. Lake, Evanston. 847-475-6165.

PEG LEHMAN, JIM FINE Sat 11/11, 7:30 PM, Unitarian Universalist Church, 39 W 830 Highland, Elgin. 847-697-8470.

KRISTIN LEMS WITH CAROL LEMS-DWORKIN Free in-store performance. Sun 11/5, 7 PM, Barnes & Noble bookstore, Old Orchard Mall, 55 Old Orchard Center, Skokie. 847-676-2230.

LEONARDO in a free concert. Fri 11/3, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

MICHAEL MILES performs in a program entitled "How Africa Met Ireland in American Song" as part of the Chicago Humanities Festival. Sun 11/5, noon, Ganz Hall, Roosevelt University, 430 S. Michigan. 312-663-0339.

LAS SUPER TEJANAS with Rosie Flores, Tish Hinojosa, Eva Ybarra, Shelly Lares, and Las Madrugadoras, as part of the Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum's Sor Juana Festival. Fri 11/10, 7 PM, Simpson Theatre, Field Museum of Natural History, 1400 S. Lake Shore. 312-738-1503.

SUSAN TRUMP Dulcimer and acoustic guitar. Sat 11/11, 8 PM, David Adler Cultural Center, 1700 N. Milwaukee, Libertyville. 847-367-0707.

VOICES OF A CHANGING IRELAND Music composed by Daniel Tucker accompanies a Chicago Humanities Festival program of Irish plays and poetry directed by Cecilie O'Reilly. Sat 11/11, 2 PM, Ogden Elementary School, 24 W. Walton. 312-663-0339.

folk & country

clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Restaurant featuring popular and traditional Irish music after 8 PM. Fri 11/3, Kornog. Sundays, Irish jam session. Mondays, Chicago Barn Dance Company. Tuesdays, open stage. Wednesdays, Cornmeal. 773-478-4408.

BEAN COUNTER CAFE 1932 Central, Evanston: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Thu 11/9, Lost Highway. 847-332-1116.

BEAT KITCHEN 2100 W. Belmont: Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, Bluegrass Outfielders. 773-281-4444.

BLACKHAWK LODGE 41 E. Superior: Sundays, 11 AM-2 PM, bluegrass music with the Bashful Brothers during brunch. 312-280-4080.

BUZZ CAFE 905 S. Lombard, Oak Park: Music at 7 PM. Sat 11/4, Leonardo. 708-524-2899

CADILLAC RANCH 1175 W. Lake, Bartlett: Country music at 6 PM Sundays and 7 PM Mondays, Tuesdays, and Fridays. 630-830-7200.

CAROL'S PUB 4659 N. Clark: Country music at 9 PM. Fridays and Saturdays, Diamondback. Sundays, open jam with Diamondback. 773-334-2402.

CELTIC CROSSINGS 751 N. Clark: Sundays, 6 PM, Irish session. 312-337-1005.

CHIEF O'NEILL'S PUB 3471 N. Elston: Bar and restaurant with music after 10 PM. Sundays, 4-7 PM, traditional Irish session; 9 PM-2 AM, Gareth Woods (no cover). Tuesdays, 8-11 PM, traditional Irish session. 773-583-3066.

DELILAH'S 2771 N. Lincoln: DJs spin weeknights after 9 PM; no cover. Wed 11/8, DJs Jason & Keith spin country music. 773-472-2771.

FAST EDDIE McATEER IRISH PUB 5943 N. Northwest Highway: Fri 11/3, 9 PM, Barry Fagan. Sat 11/4, 10 PM, Dalriada. Sundays, 8 PM, North and South. 773-763-0095.

FIFTH PROVINCE PUB Irish American Heritage Center, 4626 N. Knox: Music after 9 PM. Fri 11/3, Burren Ceili Band performs for a "Ceili Mor" traditional Irish social dance. Sat 11/4, David Dunne & Blackwater. Fri 11/10, Dooley Brothers. Sat 11/11, Larkin Brothers. 773-282-7035.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Fri 11/3, 9:30 PM, Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen, Dallas Wayne (see Post No Bills). 708-788-2118.

FRONT PORCH MUSIC 505 E. Lincolnway, Valparaiso, Indiana: Music at 8 PM. Sat 11/4, Kraig Kenning. Fri 11/10, Steve Gillette & Cindy Mangsen. 219-464-4700.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Sundays, 9 PM, open mike hosted by Fred. Wed 11/8, Morris Miners. 773-489-5471.

HACKNEY'S 1514 E. Lake, Glenview: Music at 7 PM; no cover. Wednesdays, Whitey O'Day. 847-724-7171.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Sat 11/11, 9 PM, Jerry Jeff Walker, Eleanor McEvoy. 312-923-2000 or 312-559-1212.

INNER TOWN PUB 1935 W. Thomas: Sundays, 8 PM, songwriter showcase. Thursdays, 10 PM, open mike. 773-235-9795.

IRISH MILL INN 26592 N. Highway 83, Mundelein: No cover. Tuesdays, 9 PM, Whitey O'Day. Thursdays, 8 PM, open stage. 847-566-7044.

IRISH OAK PUB 3511 N. Clark: Wednesdays, 9 PM-midnight, live Irish music. 773-935-6669.

KEEGAN'S PUB 10618 S. Western: Thursdays, 9 PM, live Irish and folk music. 773-233-6829.

LAKEVIEW LOUNGE 5110 N. Broadway: No cover. Thursdays through Saturdays, 10 PM, Nightwatch. 773-769-0994.

LIMERICK PUBLIC HOUSE 13404 S. Old Western, Blue Island: Mondays, 7:30 PM, open mike hosted by Bobby Dunne. Thursdays, 7:30 PM, open mike hosted by Back in Stride. 708-388-6755.

LIQUID 1997 N. Clybourn: Country music and dancing 6 PM-2 AM Wednesdays (no cover). 773-528-3400.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Mon 11/6 and Tue 11/7, 9 PM, Anish (no cover). 773-404-9494.

McNALLY'S IRISH PUB 201 E. Main, Saint Charles: Sundays, 1-4 PM, Irish session hosted by Declan Binninger & John Shine (no cover). 630-513-6300.

NEWPORT COFFEEHOUSE 1121 Half Day Rd., Bannockburn: Music at 8:30 PM. Sat 11/4, Chicago Bluegrass Band. 847-940-7134.

NO EXIT 6970 N. Glenwood: Music at 9 PM. Fri 11/3, Al Day. Sat 11/4, Kathleen Doherty. Mondays, 8 PM, open mike hosted by Pat Hall. Thu 11/9, Mark Denardo, Blake Zweig. Fri 11/10, Trish Alexander. Sat 11/11, Minna Bromberg. 773-743-3355.

QUENCHERS SALOON 2400 N. Western: Music at 9 PM. Thursdays, open mike. 773-276-9730.

QUIGLEY'S 43 E. Jefferson, Naperville: Sat 11/4, 9 PM, Dooleys. 630-428-4274.

SCHUBAS 3159 N. Southport: Sat 11/4, 7:30 PM, Steve Forbert. 773-525-2508.

TOMMY NEVIN'S PUB 1450 Sherman, Evanston: Sundays, 2-5:30 PM, traditional Irish music with John Williams. Wed 11/8, 9 PM, Whiskey Hollow Bluegrass Band. 847-869-0450.

TWO WAY STREET COFFEEHOUSE 1047 Curtiss, Downers Grove: Music at 8:45 PM. Fri 11/3, Clearwater Connection. Fri 11/10, open mike. Sat 11/11, 2-11 PM, 30th anniversary gala party features music, workshops, children's activities, and food. 630-969-9720.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Mon 11/6, 8-10 PM, Debi Kujawa. Wednesdays, 8-10:30 PM, John Lawler. 312-266-7761.

WINNER'S 4530 N. Lincoln: Fri 11/3, 8 PM, David Azizi. Sat 11/4, 8 PM, Thrin Zwick; 10 PM, Jennifer Erb. Tuesdays and Sat 11/11, 10 PM, BLT & Mayo. 773-271-0401.

blues, gospel, r&b

concerts

JOYFUL NOISE GOSPEL CHOIR and others perform at a benefit for the Lincoln Park Bird Sanctuary and the Audubon Society. Sat 11/4, 2:30 PM, Unity in Chicago, 1925 W. Thome. 773-271-2906.

GEOFF MULDAUR & DAVE VAN RONK Sun 11/12, 7 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

ONE IN THE SPIRIT MULTICULTURAL GOSPEL MUSIC CONCERT under the direction of Dr. Keith Hampton. Sun 11/5, 6 PM, Pilgrim Congregational Church, 460 Lake, Oak Park. 312-326-0070.

NELLIE TRAVIS Free in-store performance. Sat 11/4, 1 PM, Jazz Record Mart, 444 N. Wabash. 312-222-1467.

blues, gospel, r&b

clubs

ABBEY PUB 3420 W. Grace: Sat 11/4, 9 PM, Blue Door, Rhythm Rockets. Thu 11/9, 9 PM, Savoy Brown with Kim Simmonds, Devil in a Woodpile. 773-478-4408.

ANDY'S 11 E. Hubbard: Bar and restaurant. Fridays, 9 PM, Peter Dames & the Rhythm Flames. 312-642-6805.

ARTIS'S 1249 E. 87th: Music at 9 PM. Sundays, J.W. Williams & the ChiTown Hustlers. Mondays, Billy Branch & the Sons of Blues. 773-734-0491.

BEALE STREET BLUES CAFE 1550 N. Rand, Palatine: Music at 9:30 PM. Tuesdays, open blues jam with Sam Cockrell & the Groove. Thursdays, blues jam with A.C. Reed. 847-776-9850.

BLUE CHICAGO 736 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Fri 11/3 and Sat 11/4, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. Sun 11/5, "Mojo Mamas" party featuring Willie Kent & the Gents with Grana' Louise, Zora Young, Gloria Shannon, and Big Time Sarah. Mondays, Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express. Tue 11/7, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. Wed 11/8, James Wheeler Band with Grana' Louise. Thursdays, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. Fri 11/10 and Sat 11/11, Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express. 312-642-6261.

BLUE CHICAGO ON CLARK 536 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Fri 11/3 and Sat 11/4, Johnny B. Moore Band. Sun 11/5, "Mojo Mamas" party featuring Johnny B. Moore Band with Shirley Johnson, Mary Lane, and Patricia Scott. Tue 11/7, Allen Batts Band with Grana' Louise. Wednesdays, Willie Kent & the Gents with Patricia Scott. Thursdays, Johnny B. Moore Band with Mary Lane. Fri 11/10 and Sat 11/11, Lindsey Alexander Band with Zora Young. Sun 11/12, Johnny B. Moore Band with Shirley Johnson. 312-661-0100.

BLUE CHICAGO STORE 534 N. Clark: Saturdays, 8 PM, Gloria Shannon Band. 312-661-1003.

B.L.U.E.S. 2519 N. Halsted: Music at 9 PM. Fri 11/3, Big Jack Johnson & the Otters. Sat 11/4, Carlos Johnson. Sun 11/5, Bel-Airs. Mon 11/6, Willie Kent & the Gents with Bonnie Lee. Tue 11/7, James Wheeler. Wed 11/8, Biscuit & the Mix. Thu 11/9, J.W. Williams & the ChiTown Hustlers. Fri 11/10 and Sat 11/11, John Primer & the Real Deal Band. 773-528-1012.

BONANZA LOUNGE 552 E. 47th: Sundays, 8 PM, the Godfather & His Blues Band. 773-583-3000.

BOULEVARD CAFE 3137 W. Logan: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Fri 11/3, Joe Kelly. Thursdays, Sugar Blue. 773-384-8600.

BRIXIE'S BROOKFIELD 9526 W. Ogden, Brookfield: Music at 9:30 PM. Wednesdays, open stage hosted by Brother John & others. 708-387-0050.

BUDDY GUY'S LEGENDS 754 S. Wabash: Bar and restaurant with music at 9:30 PM. Fri 11/3, 5:30 PM, Ken Saydak; 9:30 PM, Alberta Adams, Cadillac Dave & the Chicago Red Hots. Sat 11/4, 6:30 PM, Nick Moss; 9:30 PM, Frankie Lee & Bobby Murray. Sun 11/5, Carl Weathersby. Mon 11/6, jam hosted by Brother John. Tue 11/7, Dr. Hector & the Groove Injectors. Wed 11/8, Dave Specter. Thu 11/9, Bruce Katz. Fri 11/10, 5:30 PM, Eric Noden; 9:30 PM, Smokin' Joe Kubek, Andy Walo. Sat 11/11, 10 PM, Sista Monica Parker. 312-427-0333.

BURNING AMBITIONS 19 N. Bothwell, Palatine: Sat 11/11, 8:30 PM, Steve Ditzell & Blue Lightning Band. 847-358-0200.

CALIFORNIA CLIPPER 1002 N. California: Music after 9:30 PM. Fridays, Erwin Helfer & Barrelhouse Chuck. Mondays, DJ Steve. Wednesdays, DJ Brian. 773-384-2547.

CARMICHAEL'S CHICAGO STEAK HOUSE 1052 W. Monroe: Fridays, Saturdays, and Mondays, 6 PM, Professor John. 312-433-0025.

CELEBRITY LOUNGE 4830 S. Cottage Grove: Music after 9:30 PM. Saturdays, Fred Johnson & the Checkmates with Pee Wee Madison. 773-548-4812 or 773-285-8353.

CHECKERBOARD LOUNGE 423 E. 43rd: Music after 9:30 PM. Fri 11/3 and Sat 11/4, John Primer & the Real Deal Band. Sun 11/5, Mon 11/6, and Thu 11/9, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. 773-624-3240.

CLUB MALCOLM 744 E. 83rd: Wednesdays, 8 PM, L.V. Banks & His Swinging Blues Band. 773-723-1600.

COTTON CLUB & ALL THAT JAZZ 1710 S. Michigan: Live jazz and blues at 10 PM, midnight, and 2:30 AM on weekends. Mondays, 7 PM-midnight, open mike with Carolyn Albritten. Wednesdays, 8 PM-2 AM, Killer Ray & the Killer Players. 312-341-9787.

COTTON'S LOVER'S LOUNGE 7253 S. Ashland: Fridays, 8 and 10 PM and midnight, Elmore James Jr. & the Blues Dusters with Lady T. Wright & Crumar. 773-488-9807.

CRAWDADDY BAYOU 412 Milwaukee, Wheeling: Restaurant and bar with zydeco and blues at 8 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 7 PM Thursdays; no cover. Fri 11/3 and Sat 11/4, Skip Towne & the Greyhounds. Thu 11/9 through Sat 11/11, Marty Sammon. 847-520-4800.

CUBBY BEAR LINCOLNSHIRE 21611 N. Milwaukee, Deerfield: Sat 11/11, 7:30 PM, benefit for the Comprehensive Cancer Center of Northwestern University Hospital with Ronnie Baker Brooks, Kevin Purcell & the Nightburners, Traffic Jam, Kraig Kenning & Co. 847-541-4700.

DICK'S LAST RESORT 435 E. Illinois: No cover. Sundays, 10 AM-2:30 PM, Gospel Supremes. Wednesdays and Thursdays, 7 PM, Professor John & His Band. 312-836-7870.

FAMOUS DAVE'S 739 N. Clark: Music at 9:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9 PM Sundays through Thursdays; no cover. Fri 11/3, Marty Sammon & the Midnight Street Jam. Sat 11/4, Toni Lynn Washington. Sun 11/5, 11 AM, Nick Moss; 9 PM, Dave Weld. Mon 11/6, John Primer Duo. Tue 11/7, Reverend Raven & the Chain Smokin' Altar Boys. Wed 11/8, Andy Whallof. Thu 11/9, Matthew Skoller. Fri 11/10, Lil' Malcolm. Sat 11/11, Johnny Rawls. Sun 11/12, 11 AM, Studebaker John; 9 PM, Devil in a Woodpile. 312-266-2400.

FLATLANDER'S Milwaukee & Half Day Rd., Lincolnshire: Restaurant and bar with music at 9 PM. Thu 11/9, Kingsnakes. Sat 11/11, CJ & Company. 847-821-1234.

FOLK-LORE CENTER & ACORN COFFEE BAR 29 W 140 Butterfield, Warrenville: Music at 8 PM. Sat 11/4, Eric Noden. Sat 11/11, Fruteland Jackson. 630-393-1247.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Music after 10 PM. Sat 11/4, Lil' Malcolm & the House Rockers. Sat 11/11, Joanna Connor Band. 630-416-4898.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Tuesdays, 10 PM, open jam with Fish & the Bluefins. 773-489-5471.

GROUCHO'S 8355 S. Pulaski: Sat 11/4, 10 PM, Howard & the White Boys. 773-767-4838.

HARLEM AVENUE LOUNGE 3701 S. Harlem, Berwyn: Sat 11/4, 9:30 PM, Maurice John Vaughn. Tue 11/7, 8:30 PM, King Corey Blues Band (no cover). Thursdays, 8:30 PM, open jam with Big Ray (no cover). Sat 11/11, 9:30 PM, Chicago Express. 708-484-3610.

THE HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, Devil in a Woodpile (no cover). 773-227-4433.

HOG HEAD McDUNNA'S 1505 W. Fullerton: Sat 11/4, 10 PM, Chicago Playboys. 773-929-0944.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Mondays, 8 PM, Yoko Noge's Jazz Me Blues. 312-362-9707.

HOUSE OF BLUES 329 N. Dearborn: Live music on the Back Porch Stage at 10 PM. Fri 11/3, No Mercy Band. Sat 11/4, Elmo Bliss & Cold Sweat. Sundays, 9:30 AM, noon, and 2:30 PM, gospel brunch; 10 PM, Matthew Skoller. Mondays, Lynne Jordan & the Shivers. Tue 11/7, Joanna Connor Band. Wed 11/8, Pete Special. Thu 11/9, Chicago Playboys. Fri 11/10, Chicago Red Hots. Sat 11/11, Phil Armetta. 312-527-2583 or 312-923-2000.

HOUSE OF BLUES HOTEL 333 N. Dearborn: Music in the Kaz Bar 9 PM-1 AM. Saturdays, Debbie & the Elite Blues Band. 312-245-0333.

JB LOUNGE 5959 W. Chicago: Sundays, 6-11 PM, Z.Z. Hill Jr. & the Bad Influence. 773-261-8228.

JOE'S BE-BOP CAFE & JAZZ EMPORIUM Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand: Restaurant with music at 6 PM. Thursdays, Erwin Helfer & the Chicago Boogie Ensemble. 312-595-5299.

JOHN'S BUFFET 27 W 482 Jewell, Winfield: Music at 9 PM; no cover. Fri 11/3, Jerry Knight & the Blues Flash. Sat 11/11, Blue Plate Special. 630-752-2000.

KINGSTON MINES 2548 N. Halsted: Music at 9:30 PM. Fri 11/3 and Sat 11/4, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. Sundays, 4-8:30 PM, blues jam with Zanne Mack Band; 9:30 PM, Charlie Love & the Silky Smooth Band, Casey Jones. Mondays and Wednesdays, Howard Scott & Chick Rodgers, Andre Taylor & Nellie Travis. Tuesdays, Zanne Mack Band, J.W. Williams & the ChiTown Hustlers. Thu 11/9, Joanna Connor, Charlie Love & the Silky Smooth Band (live radio broadcast). Fri 11/10 and Sat 11/11, Sandra Hall. 773-477-4646.

KOKO TAYLOR'S CELEBRITY 1233 S. Wabash: Music after 9:30 PM. Fri 11/3 and Sat 11/4, Nellie Travis. Sundays, noon-3 PM, gospel buffet; 8 PM, blues jam hosted by Joe Barr & Soul Purpose. Wednesdays, Charlie Love & the Silky Smooth Band. Thu 11/9, Nellie Travis. Fri 11/10 and Sat 11/11, Big James & the Chicago Playboys. 312-566-0555.

LEE'S UNLEADED BLUES 7401 S. South Chicago: Music after 9 PM. Fridays and Saturdays, Johnny Drummer & the Starlighters. Sundays, Vance Kelly & the Backstreet Blues Band. 773-493-3477.

LILLY'S 2513 N. Lincoln: Music after 9:30 PM. Sat 11/4, Z.Z. Hill Jr. & the Bad Influence. Fri 11/10 and Sat 11/11, Jumpin' Willie Cobbs & the Fireballs. 773-525-2422.

LIMERICK PUBLIC HOUSE 13404 S. Old Western, Blue Island: Music at 9 PM. Sat 11/4, Blues Fever. 708-388-6755.

LINDA & LAWRENCE'S 1044 W. 51st: Music after 7 PM. Sundays, Elmore James Jr. & the Blues Dusters with Lady T. Wright & Crumar. Mondays, Fantastic L'Roy & His Blues Revue. Tuesdays and Wednesdays, DJs spin blues. Thursdays, In Tent City Band, Grandmaster & the Unbelievable Band. 773-373-1260.

LONE STEER 7601 S. Cicero: Thursdays, 9:30 PM, Masheen Company. 773-838-8383.

LUCIANO'S 6431 W. Cermak, Berwyn: Bar and restaurant with music at 10 PM; no cover. Fri 11/3, Lorenzo Thompson & the Next Generation. Fri 11/10, Rock Bottom Blues Band. 708-863-2000.

NICK'S 1516 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Sat 11/11, Mark Hannon Band. 773-252-1155.

111 CLUB 111 W. 111th: Fridays, 8 PM, L.V. Banks & His Swinging Blues Band. 773-821-9165.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay, Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Sat 11/4, Carl Davis Trio. Sat 11/11, Mississippi Heat. 847-266-1313.

PORTER'S OYSTER BAR & NIGHTCLUB 446 Virginia (Rte. 14), Crystal Lake: Music at 9:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM Wednesdays. Fri 11/3, Savoy Brown. Sat 11/4, Rockin' Johnny Band. Wed 11/8, Chris, Dave & Mack. Fri 11/10, Dave Weld & the Imperial Flames. Sat 11/11, Nate Turner. 815-477-0340.

QUENCHERS SALOON 2400 N. Western: Music at 9 PM. Sundays, open jam hosted by Blues Effect. 773-276-9730.

RITZ HOTEL BALLROOM 39th & King Dr.: Saturdays, 8 and 10 PM and midnight, Elmore James Jr. & the Blues Dusters with Lady T. Wright & Crumar. 773-538-4271.

RORY'S MUSIC CAFE 701 W. Lake, Addison: Mondays, 8:30 PM, open blues jam hosted by Blue Heat. 630-543-3101.

ROSA'S LOUNGE 3420 W. Armitage: Music after 9:30 PM. Fri 11/3, Sat 11/4, and Tuesdays, Melvin Taylor & the Slack Band. Wednesdays, Chico Banks. Thu 11/9, blues jam with Eomot RaSun. Fri 11/10, benefit for Little Mack Simmons with Eomot RaSun, Lorenzo Thompson, Craig Davis, Buzz Kilman & others. Sat 11/11, Mad Dog Lester. Sun 11/12, 6 PM, "Blues Before Sunrise" benefit with Willie "Big Eyes" Smith, Little Wolf, Ice Cream Man, Chicago Bound Blues Band, Blue Angels, Rising Sun Blues Band, and Jody Williams. 773-342-0452.

SIDEOUTS 4018 Roberts, Island Lake: Music after 10 PM. Fri 11/3, Howard & the White Boys. 708-526-7174.

SLICE OF CHICAGO 36 S. Northwest Hwy., Palatine: Music at 9 PM. Fri 11/3, Kevin Purcell & the Nightburners. Sat 11/4, Big Time Sarah & the BTS Express. Fri 11/10, Jimmy Burns. Sat 11/11, Vance Kelly. 847-991-2150.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Music at 10 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 9:30 PM Sundays through Thursdays. Mondays, Rockin' Johnny Band. 773-772-6656.

SOMEPLACE ELSE 11043 S. Ashland: Thursdays, 7 PM, L.V. Banks & His Swinging Blues Band. 773-239-4010.

STARLITE 605 S. Pulaski: Sundays, 7 PM-midnight, Jumpin' Willie Cobbs & the Fireballs. 773-826-5676.

TOWNHALL PUB 3340 N. Halsted: Wednesdays, 10 PM, Brothers K Band. 773-472-4405.

290 SPORTS & JUICE BAR 3457 W. Harrison: No cover. Fridays, 10 PM, and Sundays, 9 PM, Willie D. & the All-Stars. 773-533-9208.

VISTA ON THE PARK 4343 N. Clarendon: Music on the third floor. Sat 11/4, 9 PM, Peter Dames & the Rhythm Flames. 773-296-4999.

WAVELAND CAFE 3817 N. Recreation Dr.: Sundays, 3 PM, Pat Hall & the Fat Guys. 773-868-4132.

WHATEVER IV 3101 S. Central: Sat 11/4, 9:30 PM, Pat Smillie Band (no cover). 708-863-4224.

WINNERS 4530 N. Lincoln: Wednesdays, 9:30 PM, open blues jam with Matthew Skoller Band. 773-271-0401.

jazz

concerts

TIM AUBUCHON QUARTET Free concert. Tue 11/7, 12:15 PM, Randolph Cafe, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-7094.

PATRICIA BARBER Free in-store performance. Fri 11/10, 6 PM, Borders Books & Music, 150 N. State. 312-606-0750.

BOPOLOGY Fri 11/3, 8 PM, New Orleans Ballroom, Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E. Main, Saint Charles. 630-584-6300.

JERRY "THE ICEMAN" BUTLER, CHARLIE JOHNSON TRIO, SPELLBINDER perform at a benefit for the Chicago Military Academy-Bronzeville Association. Sat 11/11, 7:30 PM, Chicago Military Academy-Bronzeville, 3519 S. Giles. 773-534-9750.

CHICAGO JAZZ ENSEMBLE Directed by James Dapogny performs a tribute to Jelly Roll Morton as part of the Chicago Humanities Festival. Sun 11/12, 5 and 8 PM (5 PM show covers music of the 20s, 8 PM show covers music of the 30s), Simpson Theatre, Field Museum of Natural History, 1400 S. Lake Shore. 312-663-0339.

ORBERT DAVIS Tribute to Jelly Roll Morton as part of the Chicago Humanities Festival. Sat 11/11, 7 PM, Simpson Theatre, Field Museum of Natural History, 1400 S. Lake Shore. 312-663-0339.

DePAUL UNIVERSITY JAZZ ENSEMBLES Free concert under the direction of Bob Lark. Thu 11/9, 8 PM, Stuart Center, DePaul University, 60 E. Balbo. 773-325-7664.

ENSEMBLE STOP-TIME Chicago Humanities Festival concert directed by T.S. Galloway, with pianist James Dapogny. Sat 11/11, 2:30 PM, Simpson Theatre, Field Museum of Natural History, 1400 S. Lake Shore. 312-663-0339.

FAR EAST SIDE BAND, WU MAN perform as part of the Asian American Jazz Festival. See Critic's Choice. Thu 11/9, 8 PM, Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago. 312-397-4010.

WYCLIFFE GORDON QUARTET See Critic's Choice. Tue 11/7, 8 PM, Metropolis Performing Arts Centre, 111 W. Campbell, Arlington Heights. 847-577-2121. Wed 11/8, 8 PM, Bennett-Gordon Hall, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100. Thu 11/9, 7:30 PM, DuSable Museum of African American History, 740 E. 56th Pl. 773-947-0600.

HERBIE HANCOCK & WAYNE SHORTER Fri 11/10, 8 PM, Mainstage, Harold D. McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, 425 22nd St., Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

HINDA HOFFMAN Free performance in Cafe Espresso. Fri 11/3, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 2817 N. Clark. 773-935-3909.

AL JARREAU Sun 11/5, 8 PM, Star Plaza Theatre, I-65 and U.S. 30, Merrillville, Indiana. 773-734-7266 or 312-559-1212.

JAZZMIN' Free in-store performance. Fri 11/10, 8 PM, Borders Books & Music, 1144 W. Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

MARCUS JEFFERSON TRIO Free in-store performance. Sat 11/4, 7:30 PM, Starbucks Coffee, 31 Town Square, Wheaton. 630-690-2783.

DENISE LA GRASSA TRIO Fridays, 5-7 PM, Homewood Suites, 40 E. Grand. 312-644-2222.

JEFF LASKY GROUP Free in-store performance. Sat 11/4, 8 PM, Borders Books and Music, 1144 W. Lake, Oak Park. 708-386-6927.

IKUE MORI & SUSIE IBARRA, TOE, DOUG YOKOROMA QUARTET WITH FRANCIS WONG perform as part of the Asian American Jazz Festival. Sat 11/11, 8 PM, Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago. 312-397-4010.

PHIL MOSBERG QUARTET performs with the Neil Diamond tribute band Noise Conspiracy and percussion ensemble OHM as part of Mondo Exhibito multimedia arts festival. Wed 11/8, 7 PM, Viaduct Theatre, 3111 N. Western. 773-296-6024, 773-404-6207, or 312-640-1341.

KAICHIRO MOURI & ROLLING KATCHAN, YOKO NOGE & ALL NIPPON BLUES BOYS Free concert and discussion as part of the Asian American Jazz Festival. Thu 11/9, 6:30 PM, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630 or 312-397-4010.

NEW BEGINNINGS hosted by Taalib din Ziyad with Steve Berry, Toby Williams & others; free admission. Sun 11/5, 6-9 PM, AACM space, 7051 S. Crandon. 773-752-2212.

KEVIN O'DONNELL'S QUALITY SIX Free in-store performance. Sat 11/4, 3 PM, Borders Books & Music, 830 N. Michigan. 312-573-0564.

KEVIN PIKE Free in-store performance. Sun 11/5, 7 PM, Coffee Chicago, 5256 N. Broadway. 773-784-1305.

REMEMBER SHAKTI Asian American Jazz Festival concert with John McLaughlin (guitar), Zakir Hussain (tabla), V. Selvaganesh (ghatam) & U. Shrinivas (mandolin). Fri 11/10, 8 PM, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State. 312-397-4010 or 312-902-1500.

REGINALD ROBINSON & JON WEBER Tribute to Jelly Roll Morton as part of the Chicago Humanities Festival. Sat 11/11, 5 PM, Simpson Theatre, Field Museum of Natural History, 1400 S. Lake Shore. 312-663-0339.

JAMES SANDERS QUARTET Free performance. Fri 11/10, noon, Chicago Music Mart, DePaul Center, 333 S. State. 312-362-6700.

UPTOWN RHYTHM Swing concert and dance. Fri 11/10, 8 PM, New Orleans Ballroom, Pheasant Run Resort, 4051 E. Main, Saint Charles. 630-584-6300.

FRANK WINKLER TRIO Fri 11/3, 7 PM, Thoresen Performance Center, Music Institute of Chicago, 300 Green Bay, Winnetka. 847-446-3822.

jazz

clubs

ANDY'S 11 E. Hubbard: Bar and restaurant. Fri 11/3, 5 PM, Eric Schneider/Greg Fishman Quintet. Sat 11/4, 6 PM, Chante Hamilton Trio; 9 PM, Kelly Brand Nextet. Mondays, noon, Tom Hope; 5 PM, Chuck Hedges Swingtet; 9 PM, No Am/Pro Jam with Art Davis, Don Stille, John Bany & Charles Braugham. Tuesdays, noon, Tom Hope; 5 PM, Wallace Burton Group; 9 PM, Men of Note. Wed 11/8, 5 PM, Ron Dewar Quintet; 9 PM, Henry Johnson Quartet. Thu 11/9, 5 PM, Russ Phillips & the Windy City All Stars; 9 PM, Ron Friedman Quintet. 312-642-6805.

ARTIS'S 1249 E. 87th: Music at 9 PM. Wednesdays, 8:30 PM, Latin/jazz jam session hosted by Crosswind. 773-734-0491.

BACINO'S 75 E. Wacker: Mondays, 6-9 PM, Famous Pizza Gig Quartet with John Lewis, Carter Luke, Steven Hashimoto & Heath Chappell. 312-263-0700.

BACINO'S 15256 S. La Grange, Orland Park: Sundays, 11 AM-3 PM, Steve Flowers Trio performs at brunch. Thursdays, 6:30-10 PM, Ray Bailey Trio. 708-403-3535.

BACKROOM 1007 N. Rush: Music after 9 PM nightly. Fri 11/3 through Sat 11/11, Detour. Sun 11/12, Gerald McClendon. 312-751-2433.

BIG JOE'S 1818 W. Foster: No cover. Sundays, 8 PM, Big Joe's Jazz Masters Trio with vocalist Michele Thomas; 9 PM-midnight, jam session with Darren Scorza, Neil Alger, and Alex Bednarke. 773-784-8755.

BISTRO AMERICA 12 N. River, Batavia: Wed 11/8, 8 PM, WesBound Trane (no cover). 630-406-0008.

BISTRO ULTRA 2239 N. Clybourn: Tuesdays, 8 PM, Denise LaGrassa Duo. 773-529-3300.

BRAXTON SEAFOOD GRILL 3 Oak Brook Center Mall (Rte. 83 & 22nd), Oak Brook: Fridays, 7:30-10:30 PM, and Saturdays, 8:30-11:30 PM, Jim Beebe's Chicago Jazz with Judi K (no cover). 630-574-2155.

CARMICHAEL'S CHICAGO STEAK HOUSE 1052 W. Monroe: Tuesdays through Thursdays, 5:30-8:30 PM, Donny Nichilo. 312-433-0025.

CATCH 35 35 W. Wacker: Piano bar and restaurant. Fridays, 5:30-9 PM, Libby York. Saturdays, 6:30-9:30 PM, Beckie Menzie. Tuesdays, 5-8 PM, Elizabeth Doyle. Wednesdays, 5-8 PM, Beckie Menzie. 312-346-3500.

CHAMBERS 6881 N. Milwaukee, Niles: Saturdays, 9 PM, Lou DiGangi Swing Band. Sundays, 5 PM, Judy Roberts & Greg Fishman. Tuesdays, 7 PM, Jack Carr. Wednesdays, 7 PM, Jerry Owings. Thursdays, 6:30 PM, Jack Carr; 9 PM, jazz jam session with John Bany, Charlie Braugham & Don Stille. 847-647-8282.

CIAO BELLA RISTORANTE 538 Crescent, Glen Ellyn: Music at 8:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays; no cover. Fridays and Saturdays, Toscanellie "Lady T." Marcelain. 630-469-1080.

CIRCUIT 3641 N. Halsted: Sun 11/12, 3-6 PM, Lakeside Pride Jazz Ensemble (benefit concert). 773-325-2233.

CORBIN'S 4128 N. Lincoln: Music at 9 PM. Sundays, Matt Ross Quartet. Mondays, Jon Menges Quartet. Wednesdays, Bruce Mak Trio. Thursdays, Sons of Soil. 773-525-4906.

COTTON CLUB & ALL THAT JAZZ 1710 S. Michigan: Live jazz and blues at 10 PM, midnight, and 2:30 AM on weekends. Mondays, 7 PM-midnight, open mike with Carolyn Albritten. Thursdays, 8 PM-2 AM, Kevin Chandler Band. 312-341-9787.

DILLIGAF'S 5401 W. Addison: Wednesdays, 9 PM, Revolutionary Swing Orchestra (preceded by dance lessons at 8 PM). 773-202-9209.

EMPTY BOTTLE 1035 N. Western: Music at 10 PM. Wed 11/8, Dean Roberts (see Critic's Choice) with Michael Zerang & Jim Baker. 773-276-3600.

ENNUI CAFE 6981 N. Sheridan: Music after 7 PM; no cover. Sundays, Bopzilla. Wednesdays, Jazz Hippies Power Trio. 773-973-2233.

ERIK & ME 1 W. Illinois, Saint Charles: Thu 11/9, 8 PM, Paul Jacki Trio (no cover). 630-377-9222.

ESPRESSO BREWERY COMPANY 1455 W. Lake, Addison: Music after 8:30 PM. Fri 11/3, pianist Larry Kenzal. Sat 11/4, Trio Du Jour. Fri 11/10, pianist Dave Gessner. Sat 11/11, Ron Smith Duo. 630-916-6242.

ESPRESSO BREWERY II 958 Elk Grove Town Center, Elk Grove Village: Music after 8 PM. Sat 11/4, pianist Pat Brady. Fri 11/10, Jeff Gilmore Group. Sat 11/11, Dave Gessner Trio. 847-718-9272.

ETHIOPIAN VILLAGE 3462 N. Clark: Sat 11/4, 9:30 PM, David Boykin Quartet. 773-929-8300.

FITZGERALD'S 6615 Roosevelt, Berwyn: Sun 11/5, 6 PM, Chicago Jazz Orchestra with Frieda Lee. Thu 11/9, 8 PM, Chicago Grandstand Big Band. Sun 11/12, 6 PM, Bill O'Connell's Chicago Skyliners Big Band. 708-788-2118.

FOND DE LA TOUR 40 N. Tower, Oak Brook: No cover. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM, Frank D'Rone. 630-620-1500.

FRANK'S PLACE Hilton Northbrook, 2855 N. Milwaukee, Northbrook: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Fri 11/3 and 11/10 and Sat 11/11, Milt Trenier & Company with Bubba. 847-480-7500.

FRANKIE'S BLUE ROOM 16 W. Chicago, Naperville: Wednesdays, 8:30 PM, live swing bands perform (preceded by dance lessons at 7:30 PM). 630-416-4898.

FRENCH QUARTER Palmer House Hilton, 17 E. Monroe: Thursdays, 6:30-9:30 PM, jazz musicians perform. 312-726-7500.

GALLERY CABARET 2020 N. Oakley: Music at 9 PM. Mon 11/6, Ron Cooper. 773-489-5471.

GERRI'S PALM TAVERN 446 E. 47th: Wednesdays, 9 PM, David Boykin's Expanse. 773-373-6292.

GIANNI V. 550 Green Bay, Highwood: Restaurant with music in Club 550. Fridays and Saturdays, 8 PM, Joey Duna Trio (no cover). 847-433-5515.

LINCOLNWOOD RADISSON HOTEL 4500 W. Touhy, Lincolnwood: Saturdays, 6:30-10:30 PM, Gina Gibson. 847-677-1234.

GLENDORA HOUSE 10225 S. Harlem, Chicago Ridge: Sun 11/12, 2 PM, Independence Hall Jazz Band. 708-755-8312, 708-425-4596, or 219-923-6755.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Fri 11/3, 9:30 PM, Rodney Brown & Hotrod. Sat 11/4, 9:30 PM, the Business. Mon 11/6, 8 PM, Havana (no cover). Wed 11/8, 9 PM, Bill Porter/Rich Fudoli Quintet. Thu 11/9, 9 PM, Bill Dickens. Fri 11/10 and Sat 11/11, Dr. Lonnie Smith B-3 Quartet. 773-395-0066.

GREEN MILL 4802 N. Broadway: Fri 11/3, 5 PM, pianist Ben Rudolph; 9 PM, John Moulder Quartet with Pat Metheny & Paul Wertico; 1:30 AM, Green Mill Quartet. Sat 11/4, 8 PM, John Moulder Quartet with Pat Metheny & Paul Wertico; midnight, Sabertooth Organ Quartet. Sun 11/5, 11 PM, Two for Brazil. Mon 11/6, 9 PM, Patricia Barber Trio. Tuesdays, 9 PM, Four Charms. Wed 11/8, 9 PM, Kurt Elling Quartet. Thursdays, 9 PM, Alan Gresik's Swing Shift Orchestra with Kimberly Gordon. Fri 11/10, Frank Catalano/Von Freeman Quintet. Sat 11/11, Frank Catalano Threesome. Sun 11/12, Rachel Barton Duo. 773-878-5552.

HEARTLAND CAFE 7000 N. Glenwood: Bar and restaurant. Mondays, 9 PM, all-ages jam session hosted by Fareed Haque (no cover). 773-465-8005.

HECKY'S JAZZ CLUB 1902 Green Bay, Evanston: Music at 8 PM. Fri 11/3, 5 Aftr 5. 847-492-1182.

HOTEL INTER-CONTINENTAL 505 N. Michigan: Fridays and Saturdays, 7:30 PM, Judy Roberts Trio. Tuesdays through Thursdays, 5:30 PM, Judy Roberts. 312-944-4100.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Mondays, 8 PM, Yoko Noge's Jazz Me Blues. Fri 11/10, 9 PM, Jane Bunnett & Spirits of Havana. Sun 11/12, 7 PM, Asian American Jazz Festival concert features Susie Ibarra with Andrew Bemkey, Jin Hi Kim, Ikue Mori & Mia Park. 312-362-9707.

HOUSE OF BLUES HOTEL 333 N. Dearborn: Music in the Kaz Bar. Fridays, 5:30-8:30 PM, Elaine Dame. 312-245-0333.

HUDSON CLUB 504 N. Wells: Restaurant and bar. Music after 7 PM; no cover. Tuesdays, Sherri Riley Trio. Wednesdays, Donnie DeMarco Trio with Robyn Alexis. 312-467-1947.

JAZZ SHOWCASE 59 W. Grand: Music at 9 and 11 PM Fridays and Saturdays; 4, 8, and 10 PM Sundays; 8 and 10 PM Tuesdays through Thursdays. Fri 11/3 through Sun 11/5, Cyrus Chestnut Trio. Mon 11/6, 8 PM, William Russo & the Chicago Jazz Ensemble. Tue 11/7 through Sun 11/12, Clayton Brothers Quartet. 312-670-2473.

JOE'S BE-BOP CAFE & JAZZ EMPORIUM Navy Pier, 600 E. Grand: Restaurant. Music after 6 PM; matinee performances on Sundays. Fridays, Skinny Williams. Saturdays, Bopology. Sundays, 11 AM-3 PM, Katherine Davis; 5 PM, Sonny Turner Quartet with Ray Bailey. Mondays and Tuesdays, Franz Jackson & His Jazz Entertainers. Thursdays, Erwin Helfer & the Chicago Boogie Ensemble. 312-595-5299.

JOY-BLUE 3998 N. Southport: Mondays, 9 PM, Long Count Quartet. 773-477-3330.

KATERINA'S 1920 W. Irving Park: Tuesdays, 7-9 PM, Mike Ferro. Thursdays, 8-11 PM, John Brumbach Quartet. 773-348-7592.

LITTLE LOUNGE Maggiano's Little Italy, 240 Oakbrook Ctr., Oak Brook: Fridays and Saturdays, 6-10 PM, and Tuesdays through Saturdays, 5:30-9:30 PM, Michael Laird. 630-368-0300.

LOCAL GRIND 1585 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Fri 11/3, Scott Stenten Trio. 773-489-3490.

LUSH LIFE 226 E. Ontario: Restaurant with music at 9:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 8:30 PM Mondays through Thursdays. Fridays and Saturdays, Henry Johnson Organ Express. Mondays, JoAnn Daugherty & Tadao Shigematsu. Tue 11/7, Don Cray Duo. Wednesdays, Two for Brazil. Thu 11/9, Mark Colby Quartet. 312-649-5874.

MARTYRS' 3855 N. Lincoln: Sundays, 9:30 PM, Bobby Broom Trio. Thu 11/9, 9 PM, Vital Information. 773-404-9494.

MIA CUCINA 56 W. Wilson, Palatine: Restaurant with music at 8 PM Fridays and Saturdays; no cover. Fri 11/3 and Sat 11/4, Dan Farris Quartet. Fri 11/10 and Sat 11/11, Breaking Point. 847-358-4900.

MICHAELS'S JAZZ BISTRO 530 Crescent Blvd., Glen Ellyn: Live music Wednesdays through Sundays. Fri 11/3, 9 PM, Mitch Paliga Trio. Sat 11/4, Ron Perillo Trio. Wed 11/8, 7:30 PM, Rob Parton Trio. Thu 11/9, 7:30 PM, Dennis Luxion. Fri 11/10, 9 PM, Kelly Brand Trio. Sat 11/11, Marlene Rosenberg Trio. 630-446-4001.

NEW APARTMENT LOUNGE 504 E. 75th: Tuesdays, 10 PM, open jam with Von Freeman & friends. Wednesdays, 9 PM, Clarence Wheeler. 773-483-7728.

NICK'S 1516 N. Milwaukee: Music at 10 PM; no cover. Sat 11/4, Sam Burckhardt Combo. 773-252-1155.

NO EXIT 6970 N. Glenwood: Sun 11/5, 7 PM, Stephanie Pedretti, Matthew Ross Davis. Sun 11/12, 7 PM, Larry Marotta, Phil Mosberg, Brian Dibblee & Eric Roth. 773-743-3355.

PETE MILLER'S STEAKHOUSE 1557 Sherman, Evanston: Restaurant with music at 8:30 PM. Fri 11/3, Chris Greene & New Perspective. Sat 11/4, Willie Pickens Quartet. Mondays, Ron Perillo Trio. Tuesdays, Bobby Broom Trio. Thu 11/9, Dave Hildebrandt Trio with Frank Catalano. Fri 11/10 and Sat 11/11, Neal Alger Quartet. 847-328-0399.

PHILANDER'S OAK PARK 1120 Pleasant, Oak Park: Fridays, 9:30 PM, King Fleming Trio. Saturdays, 9:30 PM, Rankinfyle. Mondays, 7:30 PM, Chicago Rose. Tuesdays, 8 PM, John Erickson Trio. Wednesdays, 8 PM, John Barclay Trio. Thursdays, 8 PM, Nova Bossa. 708-848-4250.

PHYLLIS' MUSICAL INN 1800 W. Division: Music at 9:30 PM. Mondays, Our Thing. 773-486-9862.

PIANO MAN 3801 N. Clark: Music at 9 PM. Sat 11/4, Heavy Hitters. Wednesdays, open mike. Thursdays, "Cabaret Night" with Scott & Matt. Sat 11/11, Martha Lorin Trio. 773-472-2956.

POPS FOR CHAMPAGNE 2934 N. Sheffield: Music at 9 PM on weekends, 8:30 PM on weeknights. Fri 11/3, 6 PM, Yoko Noge; 9 PM, Von Freeman Quartet. Sat 11/4, Von Freeman Quartet. Sun 11/5, Elaine Dame Trio. Mondays, Judy Roberts & Greg Fishman. Tue 11/7, Billy Flynn Trio. Wednesdays, Scott Stevenson Trio. Thu 11/9, Typhanie Monique Quartet. Fri 11/10, 6 PM, Yoko Noge; 9 PM, Tim Tobias Quartet. Sat 11/11, Joanie Pallatto with the King Fleming Trio. Sun 11/12, Nicole Kessler Trio. 773-472-1000.

POPS HIGHWOOD 214 Green Bay, Highwood: Music at 8:30 PM. Fri 11/3, Sam Burckhardt Trio. Sat 11/4, Tim Tobias Trio. Tue 11/7, Dana Lawrence. Wed 11/8, Cathy Braaten. Thursdays, Suede & Blue Roy. Fri 11/10, Rankinfyle. Sat 11/11, Franz Jackson Quartet. 847-266-1313.

PORTER'S OYSTER BAR & NIGHTCLUB 446 Virginia (Rte. 14), Crystal Lake: Live jazz at 6:30 PM Sundays. Sun 11/5, Maureen Christine Quartet. Sun 11/12, Steve Sander Trio with Holly McGuire. 815-477-0340.

PUMP ROOM Omni Ambassador East Hotel, 1301 N. State Parkway: No cover. Fridays and Saturdays, 6:30 PM, live piano music; 8:30 PM, Dan Merrigan Trio. Sundays through Thursdays, 6:30-10:30 PM, live piano music. 312-266-0360.

RED 1958 W. Roscoe: Mondays, 10 PM, John Airo's Kung Fu Jazz, John Paris/John Irabagon Quartet (no cover). 773-248-9523.

RUMORS 4500 N. Lincoln: Music at 10 PM. Fri 11/3, Don Tisch Quartet. 773-271-9944.

6ODUM 2116 W. Chicago: Sat 11/11, 10 PM, Dean Roberts (see Critic's Choice) with Matt Valentine & Glenn Kotche. 773-227-3617.

SMOKE DADDY 1804 W. Division: Tuesdays, 9:30 PM, Taku Akiyami Trio. 773-772-6656.

SPUTNIK 18067 Dixie Hwy., Homewood: Sun 11/5, 2 PM, Rob Denty Quartet. 708-922-9950.

SULLIVAN'S STEAK HOUSE 244 Main, Naperville: Music at 7:30 PM Fridays and Saturdays, 7 PM Wednesdays and Thursdays; no cover. Fridays, Kevin Kizer Trio. Sat 11/4, Juli Wood Trio. Wed 11/8, Rob Denty Trio. Thu 11/9, Mark Maegdlin Trio. Sat 11/11, Juli Wood Trio. 630-305-0230.

SULLIVAN'S STEAK HOUSE 415 N. Dearborn: Music at 6:30 PM on Fridays and Saturdays, 6 PM on weeknights. Fridays, Saturdays, Mondays, and Thursdays, Donny DeMarco Trio. Tue 11/7, Mark O'Connor Trio. Wed 11/8, Juli Wood Trio. 312-527-3510.

TORTILLA FLATS 116 Schiller, Elmhurst: Sundays, 5-7:30 PM, and Thursdays, 7-9:30 PM, Essence of Jazz Trio (no cover). 630-832-9797.

UNDERGROUND LOUNGE 952 W. Newport: Music after 9 PM. Mondays, Steve Ramsdell Quintet (no cover). 773-327-2739.

UNDERGROUND WONDER BAR 10 E. Walton: Fridays and Saturdays, 8-10:30 PM, Lorna Boston & friends (no cover); 11 PM-4 AM (5 AM on Saturdays), Lonie Walker & Big Bad Ass Company Band. Tuesdays, 8-10 PM, Lonie Walker; 10 PM-1 AM, Kimberly Gordon Quartet; 1-4 AM, Vince Willis. Wednesdays, 10:30 PM-4 AM, Lonie Walker & Big Bad Ass Company Band. 312-266-7761.

VELVET LOUNGE 21281:::2 S. Indiana: Music after 9:30 PM. Fri 11/3, Rob Zettl with Harrison Bankhead & Steve Strunk. Sat 11/4, Jemeel Moondoc (see Critic's Choice) with William Parker & Hamid Drake. Sundays, 6 PM, jam session with pianist Jim Baker, bassist Josh Abrams, saxophonist Dennis Winslett, and percussionist Colby Watkins. Wednesdays, 8:30 PM, Edwin Daugherty Group. Thu 11/9,

A.R.E. Ensemble with poet C. Siddha Sila. Fri 11/10, R.J. Temple Quartet. Sat 11/11, Vizitors. 312-791-9050.

VIKING STEAK HOUSE 27 W 150 Roosevelt, Winfield: Wednesdays and Thursdays, 7-11 PM, jam session with Bruce Oscar Trio (no cover). 630-653-2110.

VILLA KULA 4518 N. Lincoln: Tearoom and cafe features jazz pianists. Fridays, 6 PM, Eric Lugosch; 9 PM, Buddy Charles. Saturdays, 9 PM, Erwin Helfer & John Brumbach. Sundays, 8:30 PM, John Campbell. 773-728-3114.

VILLA VERONE RISTORANTE ITALIANO 416 Hamilton, Geneva: Music at 8 PM; no cover. Fridays, Amber Dawn Trio. Wednesdays and Thursdays, Peter Miletic. 630-232-2201.

WILLOW COFFEE & TEA 1100 W. Thorndale: Music at 8 PM. Sundays, 4-6 PM, vocalist Gina McLaughlin; 8 PM, open mike. 773-907-3500.

international

concerts

ANIMA Brazilian music ensemble. Thu 11/9, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000. Sat 11/11, 8 PM (preceded by a talk by Ambassador Alexandre Addor, Consul General of Brazil, at 7 PM), Ramsey Auditorium, Fermilab, Kirk & Pine, Batavia. 630-840-2787.

ROCIO DURCAL Sat 11/11, 8 PM, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State. 312-902-1500 or 312-443-1130.

FAR EAST SIDE BAND, WU MAN perform as part of the Asian American Jazz Festival. See Critic's Choice. Thu 11/9, 8 PM, Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago. 312-397-4010.

GARMARNA See Critic's Choice. Sat 11/4, 8 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

USTAD MAZHAR HUSSAIN & GULSHUN SHIRAZI BOWIE with Ustad Mumtaz Hussain (tabla). Sindhi sufi concert and tribute to Bhagat Kanwar Ram. Sat 11/4, 7 PM, Breasted Hall, Oriental Institute, 1155 E. 58th. 773-702-9853.

INTI-ILLIMANI, SONES DE MEXICO Fri 11/10, 7 and 10 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

HABIB KOITE & BAMADA, OUMOU SANGARE "Voices of Mali" concert. Sun 11/5, 7 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

KONOJEL JUNAM Mayan marimba music ensemble performs as part of the "Voices of the Americas" cultural series (benefit for Inspiration Cafe, Casa Guatemala, and the Momostenango Health Clinic). Fri 11/3, 7 PM, Inspiration Cafe, 4554 N. Broadway. 773-334-9101.

MALDITA VECINDAD, LA BARRANCA, SANTA SABINA, PANTEON ROCOCO, PLANETA DE CRISTAL Fri 11/3, 7 PM, Aragon Ballroom, 1106 W. Lawrence. 312-421-5272 or 312-559-1212.

IKUE MORI & SUSIE IBARRA, TOE, DOUG YOKOROMA QUARTET WITH FRANCIS WONG perform as part of the Asian American Jazz Festival. Sat 11/11, 8 PM, Museum of Contemporary Art, 220 E. Chicago. 312-397-4010.

KAICHIRO MOURI & ROLLING KATCHAN, YOKO NOGE & ALL NIPPON BLUES BOYS Free concert and discussion as part of the Asian American Jazz Festival. Thu 11/9, 6:30 PM, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-6630 or 312-397-4010.

ELIADES OCHOA See Critic's Choice. Thu 11/9, 8 PM, Park West, 322 W. Armitage. 773-728-6000.

LA PE--A Latin music showcase with Los Traficantes del Norte. Wed 11/8, 8:30 PM, Old Town School of Folk Music, 4544 N. Lincoln. 773-728-6000.

PRASANNA RAO Carnatic vocal concert with Manjula Rao (violin), and K. Vinodh Gopinath (mridangam); with bharathanatayam dance by Shoba Natarajan. Sun 11/12, 3:30 PM, International House, University of Chicago, 1414 E. 59th. 708-798-2025.

REMEMBER SHAKTI Asian American Jazz Festival concert with John McLaughlin, Zakir Hussain, V. Selvaganesh & U. Shrinivas. Fri 11/10, 8 PM, Chicago Theatre, 175 N. State. 312-397-4010.

KARTIK SESHADRI & ARUP CHATTERJEE sitar and tabla, in a concert of "raga sangeet." Fri 11/10, 7:30 PM, Lutkin Hall, Northwestern University, 700 University, Evanston. 847-467-4000.

SHANTA performs "Stories and Songs of African People" as part of the Children's Humanities Festival. Sun 11/5, noon, Ogden Elementary School, 24 W. Walton. 312-663-0339.

LAS SUPER TEJANAS with Rosie Flores, Tish Hinojosa, Eva Ybarra, Shelly Lares, and Las Madrugadoras, as part of the Mexican Fine Arts Center Museum's Sor Juana Festival. Fri 11/10, 7 PM, Simpson Theatre, Field Museum of Natural History, 1400 S. Lake Shore. 312-738-1503.

BETTY XIANG & WEI YANG Traditional Chinese music concert. Sun 11/5 and 11/12, 1:30 and 2:30 PM, inside the "Taoism and the Arts of China" exhibit, Art Institute of Chicago, 111 S. Michigan. 312-443-3600.

international

clubs

CLUB RITMO LATINO 2554 W. Diversey: Fridays and Saturdays, 10:30 PM, salsa & merengue, bachata, and mambo dancing (no cover). 773-276-5762.

CLUB 720 720 N. Wells: Fridays, 7 PM-4 AM, and Saturdays, 8 PM-5 AM, DJs spin salsa and merengue, cumbia, reggae, samba, rock en español, and hip-hop. Tuesdays, 6 PM-4 AM, DJs spin salsa and merengue, cumbia, and tango. 312-397-0600.

EXCALIBUR 632 N. Dearborn: Thu 11/9, 9 PM, Orquesta Angelle, DJ Juan Carlos. 312-266-1944.

GREEN DOLPHIN STREET 2200 N. Ashland: Mon 11/6, 8 PM, Havana (no cover). Tue 11/7, 9 PM, salsa music with Angel D'Cuba. 773-395-0066.

HOLLYWOOD EAST 5650 N. Broadway: Fridays, 10 PM, Angel D'Cuba & His Sugarcanes. 773-271-4711.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Fri 11/3, 10 PM, Grupo Bahia, Swing Caribeño. Thu 11/9, flamenco music with Azucena Vega. Fri 11/10, 9 PM, Jane Bunnett & Spirits of Havana. Sun 11/12, 7 PM, Asian American Jazz Festival concert features Susie Ibarra with Andrew Bemkey, Jin Hi Kim, Ikue Mori & Mia Park. 312-362-9707.

LITTLE BUCHAREST & EURO CAFE 3001 N. Ashland: Restaurant & cafe. Tuesdays, 8 PM, Valerie Booker performs Latin jazz. Wednesdays, 8 PM, Breno Sauer plays Brazilian tango and jazz. 773-929-8640.

LULA CAFE 2537 N. Kedzie: Sundays, 7 PM, violinist Elisabeth Johnson & accordionist Robert Cruz-Orofino perform contemporary tango. 773-489-9554.

MAD BAR 1640 N. Damen: DJs spin nightly after 9 PM Fridays and Sundays, 10 PM Saturdays and Mondays through Thursdays. Wednesdays, flamenco music with Grupo Kaskara, DJ Jesse de la Peña. 773-227-2277.

EL NANDU 2731 W. Fullerton: Thursdays through Saturdays, 8:30 PM, South American music. 773-278-0900.

THE NOTE 1565 N. Milwaukee: Wednesdays, 8:30 PM, DJ Papichulo spins salsa & Latin grooves. Thursdays, 10 PM, Chicago Samba. 773-489-0011.

ONCE UPON A THAI 3705 N. Southport: Restaurant. Fridays and Saturdays, 7 PM, Thai classical music. 773-935-6433.

PASHA 642 N. Clark: Music at 10 PM. Tuesdays, Bandoleros. Wednesdays, Chicago Samba. 312-397-0100.

RANCHO LUNA 3357 W. Peterson: Fridays, 7 PM, Caesar Fuentes; 10 PM, DJ Storm spins salsa & merengue. Saturdays, 7 PM, Rancho Luna Orchestra Tropical; 10 PM, DJ Storm spins salsa & merengue. 773-509-9332.

REZA'S 432 W. Ontario: Restaurant. Nightly at 6:30 PM, cimbalom player Alex Udvary & violinist Jovan. 312-664-4500.

SKADARLIJA 4024 N. Kedzie: Restaurant featuring eastern European music. Wednesdays through Sundays, 8 PM, Skadarlija Ensemble. 773-463-5600.

WHAM BONGO BAR 111 W. Hubbard: Fridays, 9 PM, Dr. Brad & Company (no cover). Sat 11/4, 10 PM, Dr. Brad & the Ivory Coast. Thursdays, 9 PM, open percussion jam. 312-396-9426.

classical

MARIE ALATALO piano (Beethoven, Crumb, Chopin, Liszt). Sat 11/4, 2 PM, People's Music School, 931 W. Eastwood. 773-784-7032.

AMELIA PIANO TRIO (Bach, Ravel, Mendelssohn). Sun 11/5, 3 PM, Lily Reid Holt Memorial Chapel, Lake Forest College, 555 N. Sheridan, Lake Forest. 847-735-5169.

MICHELLE AREYZAGA AND JAMIE SHAAK soprano and piano, in a program of music by Richard Hundley. Wed 11/8, noon, Ganz Hall, Roosevelt University, 430 S. Michigan. 312-341-3783.

TONY ARNOLD soprano, with pianist Dana Schmuck in a free recital (Kritz, Sibelius, Ligeti, Rands, Messiaen, Kern). Sun 11/5, 3 PM, Wilmette Public Library, 1242 Wilmette Ave., Wilmette. 708-256-5025.

ARS MUSICA CHICAGO with organists Jerome Butera, Robert Beatty, David Scribner, Gerald Chalupka, and Larry Long in a program of music by Arthur Becker. Sun 11/5, 2 PM, St. Vincent de Paul Church, 1010 W. Webster. 312-409-7874.

ARS MUSICA CHICAGO in a program of opera excerpts (Monteverdi, Peri, Caccini, Abbatini). Sun 11/12, 3 PM, Lutheran Church of St. Luke, 1500 W. Belmont. 312-409-7874.

MARIE BENNETT, MARJORIE BENSON, ERICA ANDERSON, AND SEAN McNEELY flute, piano, oboe, and clarinet, in a free recital (Hoover, Taktakishvili, Schocker, Saint-Saens). Thu 11/9, 12:15 PM, Fulton Recital Hall, University of Chicago, 1010 E. 59th. 773-702-8068.

BOWEN PARK OPERA COMPANY performs Mozart's Cosi fan tutte. Fri 11/3, 8 PM, and Sun 11/5, 3 PM, Goodfellow Hall, Jack Benny Center for the Arts, 39 Jack Benny Dr., Waukegan. 847-360-4741.

CANTORES IN ECCLESIA liturgical choir. Sat 11/4, 5 PM (religious service: Byrd and others), St. Mary of the Angels Church, 1850 N. Hermitage. Sun 11/5, 9:30 AM (religious service), Holy Name Cathedral, 730 N. Wabash. 773-989-5913.

GLORIA CHENG piano, in a lecture-concert as part of the Chicago Humanities Festival (Ades, Boulez, Messiaen, Harvey). Sun 11/12, 2 PM, Buntrock Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-663-0339.

CHICAGO BAROQUE ENSEMBLE performs as part of the Chicago Humanities Festival. Sat 11/11, 3 PM, Chicago Temple First United Methodist Church, 77 W. Washington. 312-663-0339.

CHICAGO CHAMBER MUSICIANS (Shostakovich/Reynolds, Dvorak, Faure). Sun 11/5, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. Mon 11/6, 7:30 PM, Concert Hall, DePaul University, 800 W. Belden. 312-225-5226.

CHICAGO CHAMBER MUSICIANS in a free concert (Shostakovich/Reynolds). Mon 11/6, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-225-5226.

CHICAGO SYMPHONY CHAMBER PLAYERS in a benefit for Akiba-Schechter Jewish Day School (Poulenc, Debussy, Shostakovich). Sun 11/12, 3 PM, KAM Congregation Rodfei Zedek, 5200 S. Hyde Park. 773-493-8880.

CHICAGO SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan: Fri 11/3, 1:30 PM, and Sat 11/4, 8 PM, Pierre Boulez, conductor, with the Chicago Symphony Chorus and vocal soloists (Stravinsky, Janacek). Thu 11/9 through Sat 11/11, 8 PM, Markus Stenz, conductor, with vocalist Ute Lemper (see Spot Check) and vocal ensemble Hudson Shad (Beethoven, Weill). Preconcert talks are given one hour and 15 minutes before each performance. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

CHILINGIRIAN STRING QUARTET with pianist Per Tengstrand (Dvorak, Haydn, Beethoven). Fri 11/10, 7:30 PM, Anderson Chapel, North Park University, 3225 W. Foster. 773-244-5630.

CONCORDIA UNIVERSITY WIND SYMPHONY Richard Fischer and David Zyer conduct a free concert (Ticheli, Vaughan Williams). Fri 11/3, 8 PM, Chapel of Our Lord, Concordia University, 7400 Augusta, River Forest. 708-209-3070.

AUGUST DENHARD lute, in a program of Renaissance music (Allison, Vallet, Ballard, and others). Fri, 11/10, noon, McGuire Hall, St. Xavier University, 3700 W. 103rd. 773-298-3421.

DE PAUL UNIVERSITY GUITAR WORKSHOP ORCHESTRA in a free concert (Rodrigo, Brouwer, and others). Sun 11/5, 5 PM, Concert Hall, DePaul University, 800 W. Belden. 773-325-7664.

DE PAUL UNIVERSITY MEN'S AND WOMEN'S CHORUSES Clayton Parr and Anna Song conduct a free concert. Fri 11/10, 8 PM, concert hall, DePaul University, 800 W. Belden. 773-325-7664.

DE PAUL UNIVERSITY WIND ENSEMBLE AND WIND SYMPHONY Donald DeRoche and Rodney Dorsey conduct a free concert (Francaix, Respighi, Bach, Tull, Wagner, and others). Sat 11/11, 8 PM, Concert Hall, DePaul University, 800 W. Belden. 773-325-7664.

MATHIEU DUFOUR in a master class and recital. Sat 11/11, 6 PM, LaSalle Street Church, 1136 N. LaSalle. 219-483-6639.

ELGIN CHORAL UNION with the Elgin Symphony Orchestra and vocal soloists (Haydn, The Creation). Sat 11/11, 8 PM, Visual and Performing Arts Center, Elgin Community College, 1700 Spartan, Elgin. 847-214-7225.

THERESA ENRIGHT AND NANCY WIEBE MAZUROWSKI sopranos, with pianist Judith Ault Jackson in a free recital. Tue 11/7, 7:30 PM, First Free Church, 5249 N. Ashland. 773-539-0893.

DAVID FINCKEL AND WU HAN cello and piano (Prokofiev, Shostakovich, Thomas, Rachmaninoff). Fri 11/3, 8 PM (with preconcert lecture at 7 PM), Mandel Hall, University of Chicago, 1131 E. 57th. 773-702-8068.

FIRST CONGREGATIONAL CHURCH OF EVANSTON CHANCEL CHOIR AND SOLOISTS perform in a religious service (Verdi, Brahms, Faure, Rutter, Webber). Free admission. Sun 11/5, 10 AM, First Congregational Church of Evanston, 1445 Hinman, Evanston. 847-864-8332.

FLUTES FANTASTIQUE in a program of American music (McMichael, Berlin, Foster, Chapman, Schocker, Bernstein, Cohan). Fri 11/3, 3 PM, Lutheran Church of the Holy Spirit, 30 Riverwoods, Lincolnshire. 800-880-2141.

FOURTH PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH NOONDAY CONCERTS Fourth Presbyterian Church, 126 E. Chestnut: Fri 11/3, 12:10 PM, violinist Dorothy Shaw-Hall. Fri 11/10, 12:10 PM, organist William Aylesworth. 312-787-2729, ext. 600.

GIA MIA 324 Burr Ridge, Hinsdale: Restaurant. Fridays and Saturdays, guitarist Goran Ivanovic. 630-734-0300.

STEWART GOODYEAR piano (Mozart, Chopin, Prokofiev, Goodyear). Fri 11/3, 7 PM, Bennett-Gordon Hall, Ravinia Festival, Green Bay and Lake Cook Rds., Highland Park. 847-266-5100.

PAUL GRIZZELL AND WILLIAM BILLINGHAM baritone and piano, in a free concert (Schumann, Copland, and others). Wed 11/8, 8 PM, Heininger Auditorium, Larrance Academic Center, North Central College, 309 E. School, Naperville. 630-637-5303.

HIGHLAND PARK STRINGS Francis Akos, conductor, with flutist Mathieu Dufour, violinist Blair Milton, and harpsichordist Maggie Cole (Bach, Mozart, Haydn). Free admission. Sun 11/5, 3 PM, Elm Place School, 2031 Sheridan, Highland Park. 847-831-3810.

HORIZON BRASS QUINTET (Holst, Ives, Ewald, Bernstein). Sun 11/5, 4 PM, First Presbyterian Church of Wilmette, 600 Ninth Ave., Wilmette. 847-256-3010.

HOTHOUSE 31 E. Balbo: Fri 11/3, 8 PM, guitarist Christopher Laughlin (Tarrega, Sor, Mendelssohn, Dyens, Bellinati, Rodrigo, and others). 312-362-9707.

ILLINOIS CHAMBER SYMPHONY with gospel group Psalms 100 in a benefit for River Valley Detention Center and Social Ministries of Harvest Church. Sun 11/12, 7 PM, Plainfield High School, 611 Fort Beggs Dr., Plainfield. 815-439-9696.

ILLINOIS PHILHARMONIC ORCHESTRA Carmon DeLeone conducts a pops concert featuring vocalist Liz Callaway. Sat 11/11, 8 PM, Center for Performing Arts, Governors State University, Stuenkel Rd. and Governors Highway, University Park. 708-481-7774.

IN THE PENAL COLONY Court Theatre performs Philip Glass's opera. Fri 11/3 and Sat 11/4, 8 PM, Sun 11/5, 2:30 and 7:30 PM, Wed 11/8 and Thu 11/9, 7:30 PM, Fri 11/10 and Sat 11/11, 8 PM, and Sun 11/12, 2:30 and 7:30 PM, Court Theatre, University of Chicago, 5535 S. Ellis. 773-753-4472.

CAROLYN IRVIN-NIEHOFF soprano, with pianist Roger L. Bingaman (Mozart, Wolf, Duparc). Sunday, 11/12, 2 PM, Irving Park Lutheran Church, 4100 N. Harding. 773-267-1666.

JUBILATE CHILDREN'S CHOIR AND AMERICAN CONCERTO ORCHESTRA Michael Barrett conducts an adaptation of Aaron Copland's children's opera The Second Hurricane. Fri 11/10 and Sat 11/11, 7:30 PM, Francis W. Parker School, 330 W. Webster. 312-661-1028, ext. 32.

UTE LEMPER with pianist Bruno Fontaine in a program of Kurt Weill songs (see Spot Check.) Sat 11/11, 10:45 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

VLADIMIR LEYETCHKISS piano, in a free concert. Sun 11/12, 3 PM, Concert Hall, DePaul University, 800 W. Belden. 773-325-7260.

LINCOLNWOOD CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Philip Simmons and Albert Igolnikov conduct a free concert (Tchaikovsky, Levinson). Sun 11/5, 3 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 847-674-0039.

LOYOLA CHAMBER ORCHESTRA Joseph Mayne conducts a free concert (Copland, Schumann). Sun 11/5, 3:30 PM, Madonna della Strada Chapel, Loyola University, 6525 N. Sheridan. 773-508-3574.

LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO Civic Opera House, 20 N. Wacker: Fri 11/3, 7:30 PM, David Stahl, conductor, with soprano Alicia Berneche and tenor Jerry Hadley (Harbison, The Great Gatsby). Sat 11/4, Wed 11/8, and Sat 11/11, 7:30 PM, Fabio Luisi, conductor, with baritone Alexandru Agache, soprano Andrea Rost, and tenor Ramon Vargas (Verdi, Rigoletto). 312-332-2244.

BOB McDONALD guitar and mandolin, in a free recital. Thu 11/9, 2 PM, Martin D'Arcy Museum of Art, Loyola University, 6525 N. Sheridan. 773-508-2679.

MILLAR BRASS ENSEMBLE Vincent Cichowicz, conductor, with organist Thomas Weisflog (Gabrieli, Vierne, Elgar). Sun 11/12, 3 PM, Rockefeller Memorial Chapel, University of Chicago, 5850 S. Woodlawn. 773-702-8068.

NEW CLASSIC SINGERS Lee Kesselman conducts a program of American music (Thompson, Barber, traditional, and others). Sun 11/5, 4 PM, Harold D. McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, 425 22nd St., Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

NEW PHILHARMONIC Harold Bauer, conductor, with violinist Michele Lekas (Mahler, Mendelssohn). Fri 11/3 and Sat 11/4, 8 PM, McAninch Arts Center, College of DuPage, 425 22nd, Glen Ellyn. 630-942-4000.

NEW YORK PHILOMUSICA (Haydn, Dohnanyi, Dvorak). Sun 11/12, 3 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-835-5084.

NO EXIT 6970 N. Glenwood: Sun 11/5, 7 PM, flutists Stephanie Pedretti and Cathy Comrie with pianist Scott Dankert (Musgrave, Saunders, Ran, Petersen, Dick, Sollberger). 773-743-3355.

NORTH CENTRAL COLLEGE CONCERT WINDS Lawrence Van Oyen conducts a free concert. Fri 11/10, 8 PM, Pfeiffer Hall, North Central College, 310 E. Benton, Naperville. 630-637-5303.

NORTH CENTRAL COLLEGE WOMEN'S CHORALE AND CONCERT CHOIR Ramona M. Wis and Jeordano Martinez, conductors. Sun 11/12, 3 PM, Community United Methodist Church, 20 Center St., Naperville. 630-637-7469.

NORTH PARK UNIVERSITY ORCHESTRA Tom Zelle, conductor (Sibelius, Mendelssohn, Peaslee). Fri 11/3, 7:30 PM, Anderson Chapel, North Park University, 3225 W. Foster. 773-244-5631.

NORTH SHORE CHORAL SOCIETY Lynn Schornick conducts Verdi's Requiem. Fri 11/10, 8 PM, Evanston Township High School, 1600 Dodge, Evanston. 847-328-5158.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY CHORALE, SINGERS, CHORUS, AND WOMEN'S CHORUS, ALICE MILLAR CHAPEL CHOIR, AND PHI MU ALPHA SINFONIA MEN'S CHORUS Sat 11/4, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY PERCUSSION ENSEMBLE Michael Burritt, Nicholas Papador, and Shane Mizicko, conductors. Tue 11/7, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY SYMPHONIC BAND John Lynch, conductor. Fri 11/3, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000.

NORTHWESTERN UNIVERSITY SYMPHONIC WIND ENSEMBLE Mallory Thompson, conductor. Fri 11/10, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000 or 847-491-5441.

OAK PARK CONCERT CHORALE Victor Hildner conducts a Christmas concert (Sweelinck, Thomas, Fraser, traditional). Sun 11/5, 4 PM, St. John Evangelical Lutheran Church, 305 Circle, Forest Park. 708-383-4742.

OPERA STUDIO OF HIGHLAND PARK performs Puccini's La boheme. Sat 11/11, 8 PM, Highland Park Community House, 1991 Sheridan, Highland Park. 847-831-2938.

BRAD OPLAND double bass, with violinist Tom Wright, and guitarist Kurt Morrison in a free concert (Bach and others). Tue 11/7, 8 PM, Concert Hall, DePaul University, 800 W. Belden. 773-274-5709.

ITZHAK PERLMAN violin, with members of the Chicago Symphony Orchestra in an all-Tchaikovsky program. Benefit for Jewish Community Centers of Chicago. Wed 11/8, 7:30 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-357-4700.

PILGRIM CHAMBER PLAYERS (Beethoven, Britten, Draganski, Rimsky-Korsakov). Sun 11/5, 7 PM, Highland Park Community House, 1991 Sheridan, Highland Park. 847-433-0972.

J. PATRICK RAFFERTY violin, with pianist James Howsmon in a free recital (Stravinsky, Brahms, Tchaikovsky, First). Sat 11/11, 2 PM, St. James Chapel, Quigley Preparatory Seminary, 103 E. Chestnut. 312-787-8625.

REVOLUTION STRING QUARTET performs Kimo Williams's Quartet for the Sons of Nam. Thu 11/9, 6 PM, National Vietnam Veterans Art Museum, 1801 S. Indiana. 312-344-7205.

GERARDO RIBEIRO AND ALAN CHOW violin and piano (Prokofiev, R. Strauss, Mozart). Sat 11/11, 7:30 PM, Pick-Staiger Concert Hall, Northwestern University, 1977 South Campus Dr., Evanston. 847-467-4000.

ROOSEVELT UNIVERSITY VOICE DEPARTMENT FACULTY RECITAL Patricia Deckert, Eileen Deneen, Thomas Dymit, Maria Lagios, and Myron Myers perform music of Richard Hundley in a free recital. Wed 11/8, 7:30 PM, Ganz Hall, Roosevelt University, 430 S. Michigan. 312-341-3783.

ROOSEVELT UNIVERSITY VOICE STUDENTS perform music of Richard Hundley. Tue 11/7, 2 PM, Ganz Hall, Roosevelt University, 430 S. Michigan. 312-341-3783.

SALT CREEK SINFONIETTA Dan Pasquale D'Andrea, conductor (Haydn, Vivaldi, Krommer, Kalliwoda). Sun 11/12, 3 PM, Redeemer Lutheran Church, 139 E. First St., Hinsdale. 630-415-2899.

SYLVIA TORAN piano, in a free recital (Chopin, Debussy, Ginastera, Granados, Albeniz). Fri 11/3, 6:30 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 773-239-5481.

UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO NEW MUSIC ENSEMBLE Barbara Schubert, conductor (Levinson, Imbrie, Gubaidulina, Crumb, Kurtz). Sun 11/12, 8 PM, Fulton Recital Hall, University of Chicago, 1010 E. 59th. 773-702-8069.

UNIVERSITY OF ILLINOIS AT CHICAGO CONCERT BAND Gene Collerd and Andrew Carpenter conduct a free concert (Kabalevsky, Weber, Bernstein, Nixon, Gorb, Chance). Wed 11/8, 7:30 PM, Illinois Room, Chicago Circle Center, University of Illinois at Chicago, 750 S. Halsted. 312-996-8746.

MARK VALENTI piano, in a free recital (Szymanowski, Mozart, Chopin, and others). Sun 11/5, 2 PM, Northbrook Public Library, 1201 Cedar, Northbrook. 847-272-6224.

VALLEY CIVIC ORCHESTRA Ernest Gross, conductor, with the Lutheran Choir of Chicago (Vivaldi, Delius). Fri 11/3, 8 PM, Visual and Performing Arts Center, Elgin Community College, 1700 Spartan, Elgin. 847-622-0300.

BENJAMIN VERDERY guitar (Bach, Marshall, Mozart, Vees, Verdery). Mon 11/6, 7:30 PM, Trowbridge Guitar Studio, 1748 W. Balmoral. 773-334-3214.

VIENNA CHOIR BOYS Sun 11/12, 3 PM, Fine and Performing Arts Center, Moraine Valley Community College, 10900 S. 88th, Palos Hills. 708-974-5500.

VIENNA SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA Vladimir Fedoseyev, conductor (Mozart, Schubert). Mon 11/6, 8 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

VILNIUS QUARTET in a free program of contemporary Lithuanian composers (Ciurlionis and others). Sun 11/5, 7 PM, Fulton Recital Hall, University of Chicago, 1010 E. 59th. 773-702-8069.

JAN VOGLER AND REIKO AIZAWA cello and piano, in a Dame Myra Hess Memorial Concert (Schumann, Beethoven). Free admission. Wed 11/8, 12:15 PM, Preston Bradley Hall, Chicago Cultural Center, 78 E. Washington. 312-744-1430 or 312-744-6630.

DEBORAH VOIGT soprano (Schoenberg, Zemlinsky, Wolf, Berg, R. Strauss). Sun 11/5, 3 PM (with preconcert talk at 6:30 PM), Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

ARCADI VOLODOS piano (Brahms, Schumann, Schubert, Liszt). Sun 11/12, 3 PM, Orchestra Hall, Symphony Center, 220 S. Michigan. 312-294-3000 or 800-223-7114.

WALLER AND MAXWELL GUITAR DUO in a free recital (Mertz, Giuliani, Rodrigo, Granados, Falla). Sat 11/4, 8 PM, Concert Hall, DePaul University, 800 W. Belden. 773-325-7664.

WHEATON COLLEGE CONCERT CHOIR, MEN'S GLEE CLUB, AND WOMEN'S CHORALE in a family concert. Sat 11/4, 8 PM, Edman Memorial Chapel, Wheaton College, Washington and Franklin, Wheaton. 630-752-5010.

WHEATON COLLEGE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA in a children's concert (Bernstein and others). Thu 11/9, 11:15 AM, Edman Memorial Chapel, Wheaton College, Washington and Franklin, Wheaton. 630-752-5099.

WHEATON COLLEGE SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA in a family concert featuring the Wheaton College Jazz Ensemble (Bernstein, Gershwin, Vizzuti). Sat 11/11, 8 PM, Edman Memorial Chapel, Wheaton College, Washington and Franklin, Wheaton. 630-752-5099.

fairs & festivals

CHICAGO AMERICAN INDIAN CENTER 47TH ANNUAL POWWOW UIC Pavilion, 1150 W. Harrison: Fri 11/10, 5 PM, Sat 11/11, 10 AM, and Sun 11/12, 10 AM, traditional music and competitive dancing, crafts, and vendors. 773-275-5871.

GOLD COAST HOLIDAY FAIRE St. Chrystosom's Church, 1424 N. Dearborn: Fri 11/10, 11:45 AM, Susan Salidor. Sun 11/12, 12:30 PM, members of the Chicago Children's Symphony Orchestra; 1:45 PM, Chicago Children's Choir. 312-944-1083.

miscellaneous

BINDER MEMORIAL CONCERT features "more than 80 faculty, staff, alumni, and other local artists." Sat 11/4, 7:30 PM, Philip Lynch Theatre, Lewis University, Rte. 53 north of Rte. 7, Romeoville. 815-836-5291.

GRAND CENTRAL STATION 5726 W. Grand: Fri 11/10, 10 PM, Smokin' Goose's "Just a Gigolo: A Musical Potpourri" with Becky. 773-637-6376 or 708-452-5630.

THE HIDEOUT 1354 W. Wabansia: Sun 11/5, 4 PM, "Kidacopia" with Tallulah, Leroy Bach & friends, Julie Frost. 773-227-4433.

MAKING MUSIC, BRIDGING LIVES members of the MERIT Music Program perform as part of the Children's Humanities Festival. Sat 11/4, noon, Ogden Elementary School, 24 W. Walton. 312-663-0339.

NAPERVILLE BAND performs "A Salute to Sousa and Our Veterans" with soloist Jim Peterson and vocalist Ann Lord; free concert. Sat 11/11, 7:45 PM, auditorium, Naperville Central High School, 440 W. Aurora, Naperville. 630-778-9994.

NAPERVILLE MUNICIPAL BAND performs "patriotic military marches." Sat 11/11, 10:45 AM, Veteran's Park, Washington and Gartner, Naperville. 630-778-9994.

NEW BLACK MUSIC REPERTORY ENSEMBLE Free concert. Thu 11/9, 7 PM, South Shore Cultural Center, 7059 S. South Shore Dr. 312-747-2536.

NOAH'S ARK 1704 W. 69th: Sat 11/4, 4 PM, "Gospel Poetry" open mike hosted by the Christian Poet Society. 708-865-7981.

SCHILLER BOWL 9500 Irving Park, Schiller Park: Sat 11/4, 8:30 PM, Smokin' Goose's "Just a Gigolo: A Musical Potpourri" with Becky. 708-452-5630.

SHANTA performs "Stories and Songs of African People" as part of the Children's Humanities Festival. Sun 11/5, noon, Ogden Elementary School, 24 W. Walton. 312-663-0339.

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